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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An opening or broken place. The violation of official duty, lawful right, or legal obligation.

Usage examples (35)
  • The sailors worked as hard as they could to bail the water from the hold, as seawater kept pouring in through the breach in the ship's side.
  • Citi still plans to sue, however, for what it calls breach of contract by Wachovia.
  • That is what you call a breach of fiduciary duty or, in technical terms, "a rip-off."
  • One company, however, Everest Poker, is suing the WSOP for what it calls a breach of contract. for more
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  • She put the gun "breech" (back of a weapon) first through the "breach" (gap) in the stockade.
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