Definición de contravention en inglés:

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contravention

Pronunciación: /kɒntrəˈvɛnʃ(ə)n/

sustantivo

An action which offends against a law, treaty, or other ruling: the publishing of misleading advertisements was a contravention of the Act [mass noun]: contravention of parking restrictions there were repeated raids by one side upon the other in contravention of treaty terms
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • At the time of the offence, or the contravention, you will never know whether there has been actual recoupment.
  • I am trying to think of an example of a contravention of this restraining order that would not turn upon presence in the premises.
  • But in both cases, your Honour, one is looking at the misconduct of the contravention.
Sinónimos
breach, violation, infringement, non-observance, breaking, transgression, neglect, dereliction;
failure to observe, non-compliance with, departure from;
Law  infraction, delict

Origen

Mid 16th century: via French from medieval Latin contraventio(n-), from late Latin contravenire (see contravene).

Palabras que riman con contravention

abstention, apprehension, ascension, attention, circumvention, comprehension, condescension, contention, convention, declension, detention, dimension, dissension, extension, gentian, hypertension, hypotension, intention, intervention, invention, mention, misapprehension, obtention, pension, prehension, prevention, recension, retention, subvention, supervention, suspension, tension

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Saltos de línea: contra|ven¦tion

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