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infraction

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Definition a minor offense
  • an infraction like a speeding ticket
  • A photo is taken of the car in the intersection with the red light. The violator can see the infraction photo online and determine if they want to challenge the citation.
  • Their violation falls under the Level Three Infractions, 'fighting with another student.'
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • He was exceedingly careful not to commit any minor traffic infraction.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • I will not wage war against Earth for this infraction.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • "Gross rifle—SMI," he said to the guidon corporal, who marked down my infraction.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • It only takes one infraction, one whiff of scandal, to ruin your reputation and your chances forever.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • 'Chaplain,' he continued, looking up, 'we accuse you also of the commission of crimes and infractions we don't even know about yet.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Someone made a long speech listing every infraction of the rules we were committing that night.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • Then people can't say you're attacking them to excuse your own infractions."
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • According to state law, any speeding infraction over a hundred miles an hour earned the driver an immediate escort to jail.
    Ted Dekker  --  BoneMan's Daughters
  • How many before him had gotten this far only to get sent back for some stupid infraction?
    Junot Diaz  --  Drown
  • And the Volturi's response to this kind of infraction was so automatic, it was already decided.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • In Plaszow, I would have been shot or at least lashed for such a blatant infraction, for being "a lazy and irresponsible" Jew.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • He who punishes infractions of the law is therefore the real master of society.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • He d heard that any infraction against the royal house was punishable by death to the perpetrator s entire family.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • Number 50: Periodic Conventions to Correct Infractions
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • Bratton turned the transit police into an organization focused on the smallest infractions, on the details of life underground.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • A rose lay beside her, and if she now and then glanced at the flower, it was with no infraction of her usual preoccupied air.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Her fuse was as short as I had seen it, and the smallest infractions—a cupboard door left open, crumbs on the counter—would set her off.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me

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