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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinfractionin‧frac‧tion /ɪnˈfrækʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable] formal  SCLan act of breaking a rule or lawinfraction of minor infractions of the rules
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infractionCal is the most penalized team in the Pac-10, with 54 infractions for 501 yards in four games.Alleged infractions would be referred to the County Attorney for prosecution.Here, each individual act or continuing infraction may not amount to a significant harm of itself.Some have criticized my public appearance with President Clinton because of his alleged moral and ethical infractions.The local police frequently arrested students for exceeding the speed limit or other minor infractions of the law.In addition, the scope of violations that can be charged as misdemeanors rather than less-serious infractions has been expanded.In his letter, Rohrabacher says other House members have committed more serious infractions than Gingrich and received letters of reproval.
From Longman Business Dictionaryinfractionin‧frac‧tion /ɪnˈfrækʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable] when someone breaks a rule or lawWe would like more detailed records of airlines’ safety infractions.The next incident or infraction will result in dismissal.
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