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contravention

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a failure to uphold the requirements of law, duty, or obligation
  • a clandestine weapons program that was a contravention of the international arms agreement

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The first known use of contravention was in 1579

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“Contravention.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/contravention. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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