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Definition of "infraction" []

  • The act or an instance of infringing; a violation. See Synonyms at breach. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "infraction" in a sentence
  • "Nations shall have the right to bring to the attention of the Council any infraction, or _any danger of infraction_, of any of these obligations, and that the Council may thereupon take such action and give such direction as it may deem proper and effective in the circumstances. ""
  • "My ban ends in 2015, so I guess my infraction is less severe than yours."
  • "No other infraction is required for an individual to be detained."