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English definition of “fine”

fine

verb [T]     /faɪn/
B2 to make someone pay an amount of money as a punishment for breaking a law or rule: [often passive] The company was fined £60,000 for air pollution.Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
(Definition of fine verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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