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"infraction" in British English

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infractionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ɪnˈfræk.ʃən/ formal
an ​occasion when someone ​breaks a ​rule or ​law: Any ​attempt to ​influence the ​judges will be ​seen as an infraction of the ​rules.
(Definition of infraction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"infraction" in American English

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infractionnoun [C]

 us   /ɪnˈfræk·ʃən/ fml
a ​breaking of a ​rule or ​law: a ​minor infraction
(Definition of infraction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"infraction" in Business English

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infractionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “infraction”
in Chinese (Simplified) 违规行为, 违法行为…
in Turkish ihlal, bozma, uymama…
in Russian нарушение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 違規行為, 違法行為…
in Polish wykroczenie…
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