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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Infraction  \In*frac"tion\,  n.  [L.  infractio:  cf  F.  infraction.] 
  The  act  of  infracting  or  breaking;  breach;  violation; 
  nonobservance;  infringement;  as  an  infraction  of  a  treaty, 
  compact,  rule  or  law.  --I.  Watts. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  infraction 
  n  :  a  crime  less  serious  than  a  felony  [syn:  {misdemeanor},  {misdemeanour}, 
  {offence},  {offense},  {violation},  {infringement}] 




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