- The definition of an infraction is a violation of the law that is less serious than a misdemeanor, or is a violation of rules you are supposed to follow.
An example of an infraction is when you are speeding and given a traffic ticket.
infraction definition by Webster's New World
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a breaking of a law, pact, etc.; violation; infringement
Origin: Classical Latin infractio: see infract
infraction definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The act or an instance of infringing; a violation. See Synonyms at breach.
infraction - Medical Definition
A bone fracture, especially one without displacement.