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contravene

 
Verb contravene has 2 senses
  1. conflict, run afoul, infringe, contravene - go against, as of rules and laws; "He ran afould of the law"; "This behavior conflicts with our rules"
    --1 is one way to transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break
    Derived form: noun contravention1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. contradict, negate, contravene - deny the truth of
    --2 is one way to disagree, differ, dissent, take issue
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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