fine noun - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “fine”

See all translations

fine

noun [C]
 
 
/faɪn/ LAW
an amount of money that someone has to pay as a punishment for not obeying a law or rule: Copying cash is a federal offense and carries prison terms of up to 15 years and up to $5,000 in fines.a heavy/stiff fine The new state law carries with it heavy fines for teens caught with cigarettes. Bank officers said the decision to pay the fine would not affect its plans to pay off the loans within two years.be subject to/face a fine Employers can face fines and other sanctions for hiring any of the 8 to 10 million illegal immigrants who are estimated to live in this country.get/incur a fine If you go to court you could get a fine of up to a thousand dollars.hand out/impose a fine There has been a proposal to impose fines for late completion of work. Police can hand out on-the-spot fines to drunks.
Translations of “fine”
in Arabic غَرامة…
in Korean 벌금…
in Malaysian denda…
in French amende…
in Turkish para cezası…
in Italian multa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 罰款,罰金…
in Russian штраф…
in Polish grzywna…
in Vietnamese tiền phạt…
in Spanish multa…
in Portuguese multa, penalidade…
in Thai ค่าปรับ…
in German die Geldstrafe…
in Catalan multa…
in Japanese 罰金…
in Indonesian denda…
in Chinese (Simplified) 罚款,罚金…
(Definition of fine noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of fine?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “fine” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

selfless

caring more for what other people need and want rather than for what you yourself need and want

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Kate Woodford,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More