Contravene in Tagalog – English to Tagalog Translation

What is Contravene in Tagalog?

CONTRAVENE IN TAGALOG – There are several English words that do not have a direct translation in Filipino, that’s why we need context to fully translate them.


In this article, we are going to learn about the Tagalog translation of this word based on context.

Contravene means violating the prohibition or order of (a law, treaty, or code of conduct).

In Tagalog, it can be translated as “SUMASALUNGAT or LUMABAG.”

Here are some example sentences using this word:

  • No law or administrative or local rules and regulations shall contravene the constitution.
  • The overcrowded dance club contravened safety regulations.
  • She was suspended for ten days because her actions contravened the school policy.
  • The Board has banned the film on the grounds that it contravenes criminal libel laws.
  • Plagiarism is a contravention of school policy.
  • Some portions of the bill may contravene state law.

In Tagalog, the aforementioned sentences could be translated as:

  • Walang batas o administratibo o lokal na mga tuntunin at regulasyon ang dapat labagin ang konstitusyon.
  • Ang masikip na dance club ay lumabag sa mga regulasyon sa kaligtasan.
  • Siya ay nasuspinde ng sampung araw dahil ang kanyang mga aksyon ay labag sa patakaran ng paaralan.
  • Ipinagbawal ng Lupon ang pelikula sa kadahilanang nilalabag nito ang mga batas ng kriminal na libel.
  • Ang plagiarism ay isang paglabag sa patakaran ng paaralan.
  • Ang ilang bahagi ng panukalang batas ay maaaring lumabag sa batas ng estado.

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