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contravention Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun coming into conflict with
    dispute.
WordNet

Con`tra*ven"tion noun
Etymology
Cf.F. contravention.
Definitions
  1. The act of contravening; opposition; obstruction; transgression; violation.
    Warrants in contravention of the acts of Parliament. Macaulay.
    In contravention of all his marriage stipulations. Motley.

Webster 1913


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