infraction

[in-frak-shuhn]
noun
1.
breach; violation; infringement: an infraction of the rules.
2.
Medicine/Medical. an incomplete fracture of a bone.

Origin:
1615–25; < Latin infrāctiōn- (stem of infrāctiō). See infract, -ion

noninfraction, noun

infarction, infraction.


1. See breach.
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infract (ɪnˈfrækt)
 
vb
(tr) to violate or break (a law, an agreement, etc)
 
[C18: from Latin infractus broken off, from infringere; see infringe]
 
in'fraction
 
n
 
in'fractor
 
n

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infraction
1461, from L. infractionem (nom. infractio) "a breaking," noun of action from infrang-, stem of infringere (see infringe).
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infraction in·frac·tion (ĭn-frāk'shən)
n.
A bone fracture, especially one without displacement.

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Example sentences
One other infraction, however, does lend itself to a somewhat more to factual
  vetting.
Accuse them of some infraction or other on their website, and have them shut
  down.
The police created, in other words, a potential criminal infraction where there
  should have been no infraction.
She came off as unapologetic and defiant, apologizing only belatedly for each
  infraction.
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