breach


breach
01. He was sued for [breaching] the agreement.
02. In the past, eating in public was a shocking [breach] of manners in Japan, though of course it is very common nowadays.
03. There has been a serious [breach] in relations between the two countries as a result of the incident.
04. The rebels appear to have [breached] the defenses of government soldiers guarding the official residence of the President.
05. If you miss any payments on your loan, it will be considered a [breach] of the contract.
06. After numerous attempts, the tank was able to [breach] the wall.
07. Government officials claim there have been numerous security [breaches] that must be accounted for.
08. The villagers used a huge tree as a battering ram to [breach] the castle walls.
09. I'm afraid to [breach] the topic of my holidays with the boss because things are so busy at work these days.
10. Sooner or later we're going to have to [breach] the fact of our upcoming divorce with the kids.
11. Rioters [breached] the police barrier and ran through the streets smashing windows and lighting cars on fire..
12. Many people consider the government's move to put cameras in public places to be a serious [breach] of personal privacy.
13. The French government's refusal to support the U.S. war in Iraq caused somewhat of a [breach] in relations between the two countries.
14. The rising water has [breached] the dam and is threatening the town.
15. Mahatma Gandhi once stated that an unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its [breach] is more so.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • breach — / brēch/ n 1 a: a violation in the performance of or a failure to perform an obligation created by a promise, duty, or law without excuse or justification breach of duty: a breach of a duty esp. by a fiduciary (as an agent or corporate officer)… …   Law dictionary

  • breach — n 1 Breach, infraction, violation, transgression, trespass, infringement, contravention are comparable when denoting the act or the offense of one who fails to keep the law or to do what the law, one s duty, or an obligation requires. Breach… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Breach — (br[=e]ch), n. [OE. breke, breche, AS. brice, gebrice, gebrece (in comp.), fr. brecan to break; akin to Dan. br[ae]k, MHG. breche, gap, breach. See {Break}, and cf. {Brake} (the instrument), {Brack} a break] . 1. The act of breaking, in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Breach — may refer to:People: * Nicholas Breach, a photographerPlaces: * Breach, Kent, United KingdomIn law:* Breach of confidence, a common law tort that protects private information that is conveyed in confidence * Breach of contract, a situation in… …   Wikipedia

  • (Breach) — Студийный альбом The Wallflowers …   Википедия

  • breach — ► VERB 1) make a gap or hole in; break through. 2) break (a rule or agreement). ► NOUN 1) a gap made in a wall or barrier. 2) an act of breaking a rule or agreement. 3) a break in relations. ● …   English terms dictionary

  • Breach — Breach, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Breached}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaching}.] To make a breach or opening in; as, to breach the walls of a city. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • breach — breach, breech The spelling of these two words is often confused. Breach is a noun and verb meaning ‘a break’ or ‘to break’ (as in a breach of contract, to breach the enemy s defences), whereas breech means ‘the back or lower part of something’,… …   Modern English usage

  • breach — [n1] gap aperture, break, chasm, chip, cleft, crack, discontinuity, fissure, hole, opening, rent, rift, rupture, slit, split; concept 513 Ant. bridge, connection breach [n2] violation of a law contravention, delinquency, dereliction, disobedience …   New thesaurus

  • Breach — Breach, v. i. To break the water, as by leaping out; said of a whale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • breach — breach·er; breach; …   English syllables


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