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breach

verb [T]
 
 
/briːtʃ/ formal LAW
to not obey a law or to not do what was promised or agreed: The corporation was sued for allegedly breaching a contract to supply voice-mail systems. The organization's conduct during the conflict breached international law, according to a leading human rights group. breach rules/regulations Since the group warned it was in danger of breaching its banking covenants last week, the shares have tumbled 47%.
Translations of “breach”
in Chinese (Traditional) 違反, 破壞,違犯…
in Russian нарушать…
in Turkish ihlal etmek, bozmak, çiğnemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 违反, 破坏,违犯…
in Polish łamać…
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