contravene


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Synonyms for contravene

Synonyms for contravene

to fail to fulfill (a promise) or conform to (a regulation)

to refuse to admit the truth, reality, value, or worth of

Synonyms for contravene

go against, as of rules and laws

deny the truth of

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But the decision would likely mean investing in new border facilities, more customs officials and extensive video surveillance of cars crossing Danish borders, which the Commission says would contravene a prohibition against "systematic" border controls.
Supporters of a ban say minarets have no religious justification and are symbols of Islamic power which contravene Swiss constitutional rights to religious freedom.
Rice stressed that such construction contravenes the road map.
Her reason: such marriages contravene the right of children to know both of their biological parents (for the same reason she also does not support artificial procreation).
Advocating connections in this capacity is necessary, because important Canadian issues, such as softwood lumber tariffs, which contravene the NAFTA agreement, are "completely invisible on the radar screen of U.
Screening out companies that contravene an institution's mission (e.
Nothing wrong with a Webcast, of course -- but the California-based networking equipment maker appeared to contravene the Securities and Exchange Commission's recent Regulation FD ("fair disclosure") rules by not issuing a press release first, covering an announcement about disappointing sales.
In response to a soaring number of complaints, the Office of Fair Trading has written to all gas and electricity companies warning that their behaviour may contravene new distance selling regulations.
As the NFTC's attorney put it in a perhaps sly evocation of Chairman Mao's infamous "hundred flowers" movement, "Allowing a thousand, or ten thousand, different foreign policies to bloom would be a detriment to the nation and contravene the constitutional plan.
The actions contravene the man's bail conditions which prohibit him from returning to the airport.
While the focus of the writings selected is on the efforts of Roman Catholics to undermine the authority of the monarchy (xx), the introduction makes it clear that James's responses to the efforts of the Presbyterian clergy in Scotland in the 1590s and by the members of Parliament in 1621 to contravene the power of the king as well indicate his primary concern with orderly governance under a strong monarch to control the divisiveness of religious and political dissent.
In Elstad, the defendant made incriminating statements during an interrogation that was later determined to contravene Miranda.
The European Union issued a statement saying it ``deeply deplores'' the decision, adding that it had repeatedly stated that ``settlements in the occupied territories contravene international law and are a major obstacle to peace.
The court stated further that the result the Service sought would contravene the intent and purpose of the FICA tip provisions, which focus on the individual employee, not on employees in the aggregate.
Till they are issued, the decisions in force shall remain valid unless otherwise stated and subject that they do not contravene with the provisions of this law.