in contravention of

idiom

formal
: in a way not allowed by (a law, rule, contract, etc.) : in violation of
He cut off trade with the country in contravention of their treaty.

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“In contravention of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20contravention%20of. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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