/ɪnˈfrækt / (say in'frakt)

verb (t)
1. to break; violate or infringe (a law, regulation, etc.).
2. Internet (of a moderator of a forum, chat room, etc.) to bar (a participant) for breaching the rules, code of conduct, etc.
{Latin infractus, past participle, broken off}
infractor, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Infract — In*fract (?n fr[hand]kt ), a. [L. infractus; pref. in not + fractus. p. p. of frangere to break.] Not broken or fractured; unharmed; whole. [Obs.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Infract — In*fract , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Infracted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Infracting}.] [L. infractus, p. p. of of infringere. See {Infringe}.] To break; to infringe. [R.] Thomson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • infract — index infringe Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • infract — [in frakt′] vt. [< L infractus, pp. of infringere: see INFRINGE] Rare to break or violate (a law, pledge, etc.) infractor n …   English World dictionary

  • infract — transitive verb see infraction …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • infract — infractor, n. /in frakt /, v.t. to break, violate, or infringe (a law, commitment, etc.). [1790 1800; < L infractus ptp. of infringere to BREAK, bend, weaken (see INFRINGE), equiv. to in IN 2 + frag (var. s. of frangere to break; see FRANGIBLE) + …   Universalium

  • infract — verb To infringe, violate or disobey (a rule) See Also: infraction …   Wiktionary

  • infract — v. infringe, violate, transgress (a commitment or obligation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • infract — 1) frantic 2) infarct …   Anagrams dictionary

  • infract — (L). Broken, bent …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • infract — in·fract …   English syllables

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