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Infract vs. Infringe

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Infractverb

(transitive) To infringe, violate or disobey (a rule).

Infringeverb

(transitive) Break or violate a treaty, a law, a right etc.

Infractverb

(transitive) To break off.

‘infracted rock’;

Infringeverb

(intransitive) Break in or encroach on something.

Infractadjective

Not broken or fractured; unharmed; whole.

Infringeverb

To break; to violate; to transgress; to neglect to fulfill or obey; as, to infringe a law, right, or contract.

‘If the first that did the edict infringe,Had answered for his deed.’; ‘The peace . . . was infringed by Appius Claudius.’;

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Infractadjective

Not broken or fractured; unharmed; whole.

Infringeverb

To hinder; to destroy; as, to infringe efficacy; to infringe delight or power.

Infractverb

To break; to infringe.

Infringeverb

To break, violate, or transgress some contract, rule, or law; to injure; to offend.

Infractverb

act in disregard of laws and rules;

‘offend all laws of humanity’; ‘violate the basic laws or human civilization’; ‘break a law’;

Infringeverb

To encroach; to trespass; - followed by on or upon; as, to infringe upon the rights of another.

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Infringeverb

go against, as of rules and laws;

‘He ran afould of the law’; ‘This behavior conflicts with our rules’;

Infringeverb

advance beyond the usual limit

Infringeverb

actively break the terms of (a law, agreement, etc.)

‘making an unauthorized copy would infringe copyright’;

Infringeverb

act so as to limit or undermine (something); encroach on

‘I wouldn't infringe on his privacy’; ‘such widespread surveillance could infringe personal liberties’;

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