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in·frac·tion

 (ĭn-frăk′shən)
n.
The act or an instance of infringing, as of a law or rule; a violation. See Synonyms at breach.

in•frac•tion

(ɪnˈfræk ʃən)

n.
breach; violation; infringement.
[1615–25; < Latin infrāctiō. See infract, -tion]
syn: See breach.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infraction - a crime less serious than a felony
crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offense, offence - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
breach of the peace, disorderly behavior, disorderly conduct, disturbance of the peace - any act of molesting, interrupting, hindering, agitating, or arousing from a state of repose or otherwise depriving inhabitants of the peace and quiet to which they are entitled
false pretence, false pretense - (law) an offense involving intent to defraud and false representation and obtaining property as a result of that misrepresentation
indecent exposure, public nudity - vulgar and offensive nakedness in a public place
bearing false witness, lying under oath, perjury - criminal offense of making false statements under oath
sedition - an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government

infraction

noun violation, breach, infringement, breaking, trespass, transgression, contravention, nonfulfilment Another infraction would mean a stint in a probation centre.

infraction

noun
An act or instance of breaking a law or regulation or of nonfulfillment of an obligation or promise, for example:
Translations

infraction

[ɪnˈfrækʃən] Ninfracción f, contravención f

infraction

n
(= infringement)Verletzung f, → Verstoß m
(Med) → Infraktion f (spec), → Knickbruch m

in·frac·tion

a. infracción, fractura ósea incompleta sin desplazamiento.
References in classic literature ?
Infractions of this law should be punishable with death.
The infractions of these regulations, on one side, the efforts to prevent and repel them, on the other, would naturally lead to outrages, and these to reprisals and wars.
Should it unhappily be necessary to appeal to these delicate truths for a justification for dispensing with the consent of particular States to a dissolution of the federal pact, will not the complaining parties find it a difficult task to answer the MULTIPLIED and IMPORTANT infractions with which they may be confronted?
Glenarm tried to lure him into committing infractions of his own discipline--and over and over again the influence with men which had never failed her before failed her now.
All infractions of love and equity in our social relations are speedily punished.
A rose lay beside her, and if she now and then glanced at the flower, it was with no infraction of her usual preoccupied air.
The song and the jest were exchanged the stories of former deeds were told with advantage; and at length, and while boasting of their successful infraction of the laws, no one recollected they were speaking in presence of their natural guardian.
He had eaten pretty nearly all the dinner, to the huge delight of his little daughter; the child was smiling at her father's flagrant infraction of the Countess' rules.
I mean spinach," replied Aramis; "but on your account I will add some eggs, and that is a serious infraction of the rule-for eggs are meat, since they engender chickens.
Dantes would not allow that any such infraction of regular and proper rules should be made in his favor.
No wonder that those who contemplated such a signal infraction of the rights of humanity should have sought to veil the enormity from the eyes of the world.
The four of us were to constitute a military court under which men might be tried and sentenced to punishment for infraction of military rules and discipline, even to the passing of the death-sentence.