infraction

[ in-frak-shuh n ]
/ ɪnˈfræk ʃən /

noun

breach; violation; infringement: an infraction of the rules.
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

OTHER WORDS FROM infraction

non·in·frac·tion, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH infraction

infarction infraction

synonym study for infraction

1. See breach.
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Medical definitions for infraction

infraction
[ ĭn-frăkshən ]

n.

A bone fracture, especially one without displacement.
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