Contravene

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Definition

to contravene: to go against, to break (a rule), to infringe, to transgress
verb

Examples

  • "You, Brian Alastair Sinclair Jones, have been accused of industrial espionage, which contravenes the confidentiality at work accord of May 1972, sub-clause 15 bracket B paragraph 3."

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