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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
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