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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
Translations of “infraction”
in Chinese (Traditional) 違規行為, 違法行為…
in Russian нарушение…
in Turkish ihlal, bozma, uymama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 违规行为, 违法行为…
in Polish wykroczenie…
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