Criminal and prohibition

contravene
(v)
con-trǝ-VEEN
Meaning

transgress; violate; break (a rule, etcetera)

1st Sample Sentence

Five of your building projects contravene municipal regulations.

Root

contra (against)#venire (to come) (Latin)

Mnemonics

Contradict + Intervene contra + vinu (hear) = opposite to what u hear contravene is like intervene. so opposing

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