infraction of the law


infraction of the law
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  • infraction — noun leaving the grounds before noon is an infraction of the rules Hurley has been cited for another infraction Syn: violation, contravention, breach, transgression, infringement, offense; neglect, dereliction, noncompliance; Law contumacy …   Thesaurus of popular words

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