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  Definition of Breach
  1. a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
  2. a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
  3. an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
  4. make an opening or gap in
  5. act in disregard of laws and rules; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"
Similar Words: rupture, break, severance, rift, falling out, gap, transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against

 

Hyponyms: breach of contract, breach of duty, sin, transgress, trespass, blunder, boob, goof, conflict, run afoul, infringe, contravene, intrude

 

Derivational Morphology: transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, break, sever, break up, separate, part, split up, split, gap, crack, opening, violator, lawbreaker, law offender, misdemeanor, misdemeanour, infraction, offence, offense, violation, infringement, wrongdoer, offender, transgression, evildoing, transgressor

 

 
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