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Meaning of CONTRAVENTION

Pronunciation:  `kântru'venshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  coming into conflict with
 

CONTRAVENTION is a 13 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: dispute
 
 See Also: resistance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con`tra*ven"tion\, n. [Cf. F. contravention.]
The act of contravening; opposition; obstruction;
transgression; violation.

      Warrants in contravention of the acts of Parliament.
                                               --Macaulay.

      In contravention of all his marriage stipulations.
                                               --Motley.

 

 

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