Translation of "breach" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /briːtʃ/ us

an act of breaking a law, promise, agreement, or relationship

infracción, violación
They felt that our discussions with other companies constituted a breach of/in our agreement.
He was sued for breach of contract.
There have been serious security breaches (= breaks in our security system).

formal a hole that is made in a wall or in another structure being used for protection during an attack

A cannon ball had made a breach in their castle walls.
verb uk /briːtʃ/ us formal

to break a law, promise, agreement, or relationship

infringir, violar
They breached the agreement they had made with their employer.

(Translation of “breach” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /briːtʃ/

a breaking (of a promise etc)

a breach of contract.

a gap, break or hole

a breach in the castle wall
a breach in security.
breach of the peace noun

(legal) a riot, disturbance or public fight

perturbación del orden público
He is facing a breach of the peace charge following a drunken brawl in a nightclub.

(Translation of “breach” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)