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English definition of “fine”

fine

verb [T]     /faɪn/
B2 to charge someone an amount of money as a punishment for not obeying a rule or law: Drivers who exceed the speed limit can expect to be fined heavily. [+ two objects] They fined him $100 for using threatening behaviour.Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
(Definition of fine verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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