infraction infraction  /ɪnf ˈræk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a crime less serious than a felony

Usage(s):

  1. A transition aide recalls that the attitude about Baird's legal infraction was ''Everybody does it.
  2. A transition aide recalls that the attitude about Baird's legal infraction was ''Everybody does it.
  3. Also like Rybakov, he was arrested on a trumped-up infraction and sentenced to three years in Siberian villages.

News

  1. DEARBORN: Court’s ticket amnesty program ends Friday

    DEARBORN — The one-time unpaid civil infraction ticket amnesty program at 19th District Court ends Friday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Dearborn Press & Guide

  2. Meriden Police Blotter May 15 to May 16

    MERIDEN - The following people were charged by police May 15: Warren Spears, 29, 49 Birdsey Ave., failure to respond to an infraction, 1:49 p.m.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Record-Journal

  3. Airing hurts and fears: Latinos address racial profiling concerns at meeting

    RACINE – Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling will meet with the Hispanic community to address racial profiling complaints, but he will not give anyone permission to break the law — even if the infraction is driving without a license.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Journal Times

Quotes

  1. "For years, the police departments of Boston and Cambridge took this as an infraction and would chase the guys repainting the marks, but they called a truce," Smoot said. "I'm not sure if they tell the freshmen that at least you won't get...
    on Oct 4, 2008 By: Oliver Smoot Source: CNN

  2. "That was 10 times graver an infraction than this was," said Kenseth, the 2003 Cup series champion and last year's runner-up. "There were parts purposely built to move body panels around, all kinds of stuff, and we had a couple covers, or one...
    on Feb 14, 2007 By: Matt Kenseth Source: SI.com

  3. "I hate to look back," Waltrip said. "I'm not made that way. A lot of times if you look back you'll decide it ain't worth going forward. I know the rules infraction that we had at Daytona was probably the worst thing that happened to any team...
    on Jul 5, 2007 By: Michael Waltrip Source: SportingNews.com

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