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fine noun

ADJ. big, heavy, hefty, large, massive, stiff, substantial | maximum | parking

VERB + FINE get I got a parking fine for parking on double yellow lines. | pay | give (sb), impose, levy Heavy fines were levied on motoring offenders. | be liable for/to, face, risk Drivers risk heavy fines for driving without a licence. | be punishable by, carry, lead to The offence carries a maximum fine of £500. | increase

PREP. in ~ The club is struggling to pay £75,000 in fines to the football league. | ~ for a fine for water pollution