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breach of dutynoun [C or U]

uk   us   (plural breaches of duty)
LAW a ​failure to do something that you are ​legallyresponsible for: Breach of ​duty by the company's ​auditors resulted in a ​loss of about £13m. The ​defendant was in ​breach of ​duty in ​failing to ​reduce the ​noiselevels to which ​workers had been ​exposed.
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