fine noun definition in Types of punishment topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

fine

 noun: Types of punishment topic
a sum of money that must be paid as punishment for breaking a law or rule a parking fine Offenders will be liable to a heavy fine (= one that costs a lot of money). Under the new law, motorists face fines of up to £1 000. She has already paid over $2 000 in fines.

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