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infraction

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

infarction, infraction
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