[ in-frak-shuhn ]
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  1. breach; violation; infringement: an infraction of the rules.

  2. Medicine/Medical. an incomplete fracture of a bone.

Origin of infraction

First recorded in 1615–25, infraction is from the Latin word infrāctiōn- (stem of infrāctiō ). See infract, -ion

synonym study For infraction

1. See breach.

Other words from infraction

  • non·in·frac·tion, noun

Words that may be confused with infraction

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