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infraction

noun [C or U]     /ɪnˈfrækʃən/ formal LAW
an act of not obeying a rule or law : The candidate had committed an infraction at a previous job . a minor / major / serious infractionan infraction of sth They admitted no previous wrong-doing but promised to refrain from future infractions of securities laws . an immigration / legal / safety infraction
(Definition of infraction noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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