contravention

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French contravention

Noun[edit]

contravention (plural contraventions)

  1. The act of contravening a rule, regulation, or law, or of not fulfilling an obligation, promise, or agreement.
    Their contravention of the treaty increased international tensions.

Synonyms[edit]

opposition, obstruction, transgression, violation

Translations[edit]


French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:

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Noun[edit]

contravention f (plural contraventions)

  1. traffic ticket, traffic fine
  2. (law) infraction, infringement, minor offence

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