infraction definition

  • noun:
    • The work or an example of infringing; a violation. See Synonyms at breach.
    • a small offence, petty criminal activity
    • a violation; breach
    • a significant infraction of principles leading to a penalty, if detected by the referee.
    • The act of infracting or breaking; breach; violation; nonobservance; violation.
    • The act of infracting or busting; a breakage or break.
    • Breach; breach; violation: as, an infraction of a treaty, compact, or law.
    • An incomplete (greenstiek) break.
    • a crime less serious than a felony

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