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Daemon
Posted: Sunday, December 18, 2011 12:00:00 AM
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contravene

(verb) To act or be counter to; violate.

Synonyms: infringe, run afoul, conflict

Usage: This deportation order contravenes basic human rights and must be overturned.
sacsayhuaman
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