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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • breach of agreement — ˌbreach of aˈgreement noun breaches of agreement PLURALFORM [countable, uncountable] LAW when someone fails to do something that they had promised to do in an agreement: • The company sued him for breach of agreement. • She was held to be in… …   Financial and business terms

  • breach — / brēch/ n 1 a: a violation in the performance of or a failure to perform an obligation created by a promise, duty, or law without excuse or justification breach of duty: a breach of a duty esp. by a fiduciary (as an agent or corporate officer)… …   Law dictionary

  • agreement — a‧gree‧ment [əˈgriːmənt] noun [countable] 1. an arrangement or promise to do something, made by two or more people or organizations: • Under the agreement, the company will distribute our products in North America. • What happens if the warring… …   Financial and business terms

  • The Church in China —     The Church in China     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Church in China     Ancient Christians     The introduction of Christianity into China has been ascribed not only to the Apostle of India, St. Thomas, but also to St. Bartholomew. In the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • breach — ▪ I. breach breach 1 [briːtʆ] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] LAW an action that breaks an agreement, rule, law etc: • The company wrote a letter of apology to the Israeli government, saying that any breach of the rules was unintentional. • They …   Financial and business terms

  • breach — breach1 W3 [bri:tʃ] n [: Old English; Origin: bryce] 1.) [U and C] an action that breaks a law, rule, or agreement breach of ▪ This was a clear breach of the 1994 Trade Agreement. ▪ They sued the company for breach of contract . ▪ a breach of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • breach — [[t]bri͟ːtʃ[/t]] breaches, breaching, breached 1) VERB If you breach an agreement, a law, or a promise, you break it. [V n] The newspaper breached the code of conduct on privacy... [V n] The film breached the criminal libel laws. Syn: violate …   English dictionary

  • agreement — noun 1 contract/decision ADJECTIVE ▪ draft ▪ The draft agreement will be available before the meeting. ▪ formal, signed, written ▪ binding …   Collocations dictionary

  • breach — 01. He was sued for [breaching] the agreement. 02. In the past, eating in public was a shocking [breach] of manners in Japan, though of course it is very common nowadays. 03. There has been a serious [breach] in relations between the two… …   Grammatical examples in English

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