contravention - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] formal 

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/ˌkɒntrəˈvenʃ(ə)n/
singularcontravention
pluralcontraventions
  1. the action of doing something that is not allowed by a rule, law, or agreement
    1. a.
      [countable] something that is not allowed by a rule, law, or agreement