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Used Occasionally. contravene is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: contravene VERB
To contravene a law or rule means to do something that is forbidden by the law or rule.
The Board has banned the film on the grounds that it contravenes criminal libel laws.
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