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Synonyms for contraveneˌkɒn trəˈvin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conflict, run afoul, infringe, contravene(verb)

    go against, as of rules and laws

    "He ran afoul of the law"; "This behavior conflicts with our rules"

    Synonyms:
    infringe, conflict, encroach, run afoul, contravene, impinge, negate, contradict

  2. contradict, negate, contravene(verb)

    deny the truth of

    Synonyms:
    neutralise, infringe, oppose, nullify, conflict, neutralize, run afoul, contravene, belie, negate, controvert, contradict

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contravene(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    oppose, contradict, counteract, countervail, thwart, cross, obstruct, defeat, hinder, go against, clash with, run counter to, militate against

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

violate, contradict, infringe, breach


Translations for contravene

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • опълчвам се, отивам против, противоречаBulgarian
  • contravenirSpanish
  • disputationi adversatur;Latin
  • contraveniRomanian

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