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infraction

in·frac·tion

infraction

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn fraek shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: an act or instance of breaking or violating, usu. a rule or law; violation or breach.
They felt he was punished too severely for committing a minor infraction.
 
similar words:
breach, foul, offense
Word Parts
The word infraction contains the following part:
fract, frag Latin root that means break