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infringement

noun [C or U] uk   /ɪnˈfrɪndʒ.mənt/ us  
an action that breaks a rule, law, etc.: copyright infringement Even minor infringements of the law will be severely punished.Obeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantDisobedientBad and wrong behaviour
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