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Fine

A monetary penalty for an act. For example, one may have to pay $100 if one is caught driving over the speed limit. Fines are imposed instead of or (especially for financial crimes) in addition to prison sentences.
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With the continuing war and constant threat of war, terrorism, daily struggles, work, family responsibilities and an endless to-do list, we all may face a time we call our finest hour.
But, together, with thousands of individuals focused on one goal--to bring Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and lack Swigert home safely, they did make it NASA's finest hour.
And, as Churchill implied, this work should be your finest hour.
More than 35 years ago, an eccentric British combo called Jethro Tull released the album ``Stand Up,'' which remains the group's finest hour.
Yet, it was during the Korean War that the reserves, particularly those wearing wings of gold, had their finest hour and made lasting history.
Les Ballets Suedois had nothing officially to do with the Royal Swedish Ballet--apart from stealing many of its best dancers--but it has Become the iconic legend of Swedish dance's finest hour.
The human body, from a purely mechanical point of view, sees its finest hour during competitive athletics.
It seemed to me that this was democracy at its finest hour, uncovering the filthy linen that the emperor would just as soon have burned.
Fossedal, Our Finest Hour is meant to be the memoirs his hero would have written.
Call of Duty(TM): Finest Hour(TM) -- The newest installment in the award-winning Call of Duty(TM) series, Call of Duty: Finest Hour takes console gamers to the frontlines of combat to experience the cinematic intensity, chaos of battle and epic moments of WWII across new campaigns from Northern Africa to the Eastern Front.