infraction

[ in-frak-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF infraction
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Medical men are authorised to consent to its infraction by their patients.

The first infraction of our agreement was on the main-lower-topsail.

He had entered by the kitchen door—there were the marks of infraction.

Nor is there one infraction of law that is not followed by pain.

Most of them are the penalties imposed by nature because of the infraction of her laws.

Compression, infraction, hydrocephalus, and meningocele are common.

The penalty for infraction is a fine of 16 francs to 100 francs.

The infraction of this rule involves the question of jurisdiction.

But any infraction of these rituals is sure to bring terrific punishment.

It is therefore correct to speak of a fracture or infraction.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "the breaking of an agreement," from Middle French infraction and directly from Latin infractionem (nominative infractio) "a breaking, weakening," noun of action from past participle stem of infringere (see infringe).

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