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contravene

contravene

contravene - Dictionary definition and meaning for word contravene

Definition
(verb) go against, as of rules and laws
Synonyms : conflict , infringe , run afoul
Example Sentence
  • He ran afoul of the law
  • This behavior conflicts with our rules

Definition
(verb) deny the truth of
Synonyms : contradict , negate

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for contravene

contravene is like intervene..so opposing
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by sai dasika

contra + vinu(hear) = opposite to what u hear
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by arbitrary.contrivance

Contradict + Intervene
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by sharif2059

contravene = contraverse
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by vajsi01

CONTRAVENE...CON(not)+INTERVENE..intervene means to take part in somethin and contravene means oppose...if you do,t take part in something, it means that you are opposing it........
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by nileshdive

Contra-vene, relate vene to weiner; weiner = slang for penis(dick) so you get contra-dick = contradict
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by Figbeet

i remember the game Contra we used to play, it used to violate and oppose all rules and stood strong against enemies!
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by r_a_c_a_4_u

Contradict to Convention
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by shadip

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