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contravention

kon truh ven chuhn

  • n  coming into conflict with

  • Musharraf previously got around the contravention by getting an exemption from tame judges.
  • In contravention of the provisions of Russia's Land Code, the law stipulates that Sochi confiscation disputes would be resolved in court under abridged procedures that allow the .
  • I think it would be very admirable if the Berlin Wall, which was built in direct contravention to a treaty, that the Berlin Wall should disappear, I think this would be a step .
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  • Max Mosley in The Australian
    This could be done very quickly to give the FIA the power to exclude from any activity in motorsport any person who has acted in contravention of the basic rules of sport, or done something dangerous,Mosley said.
  • Manouchehr Mottaki in Daily Times
    In his speech Mottaki described the detention of the Iranians as a "brazen contravention of international conventions, the breach of Iraq's sovereignty and obvious dishonouring of the Iraqi people and government".

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