infraction

See also: infarction

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From Middle French infraction, from Latin infractio, from infractum, past participle of infringere, from in (in) + frangere (to break).

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infraction (plural infractions)

  1. (law) A minor offence, petty crime
  2. a violation; breach
  3. (ice hockey) A major violation of rules which leads to a penalty, if detected by the referee.

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From Latin infractio

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infraction f (plural infractions)

  1. offense (US), departure
  2. infringement, infraction
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