unexcused failure to fulfill one’s duties under a contract.
Erasing Dan Rather Lloyd Grove September 15, 2009
a violation of good faith, confidence, or trust; betrayal: To abandon your friends now would be a breach of faith.
a violation of the public peace, as by a riot, disturbance, etc. noun (law) an offence against public order causing an unnecessary disturbance of the peace
a violation of one’s promise, especially of a promise to marry a specific person. Historical Examples The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse The Rescue Anne Douglas Sedgwick A Crooked Path Mrs. Alexander Twos and Threes G. B. Stern Liverpool a few years since James Aspinall Round the Block John Bell Bouton Curiosities of […]
Law. a violation of duty by a trustee. a violation of duty or responsibility. noun (law) a violation of duty by a trustee or any other person in a fiduciary position