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English definition of “fine”

fine

noun [C] (PUNISHMENT)   /fɑɪn/
an amount of money that has to be paid as a punishment for not obeying a rule or law : If found guilty , he faces six months in jail and a heavy fine. fine    /fɑɪn/ verb [T] They fined him $125 for driving through a red light .
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