Sentence Examples with the word Contravened

Huxley placed the family among his Chenomorphae; but this view was contravened in 1876 by A.

On the ground that it contravened the sixth canon of Nicaea and infringed the rights of Alexandria and Antioch.

The United Kingdom a railway bye-law which contravened an act of parliament would be invalid.

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The disciplined philosopher, who had devoted himself to the task of comprehending the organism of the state, had no patience with feebler or more mercurial minds who recklessly laid hands on established ordinances, and set them aside where they contravened humanitarian sentiments.