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breach of contract

Definition of breach of contract

  1. :  failure to do what a contract requires <They sued him for breach of contract.>



Word by Word Definitions

breachplay
  1. :  infraction or violation of a law, obligation, tie, or standard

    :  a broken, ruptured, or torn condition or area

    :  a gap (as in a wall) made by battering

  1. :  to make a breach in

    :  break, violate

    :  to leap out of water

contractplay
  1. :  a binding agreement between two or more persons or parties

    :  one legally enforceable

    :  a business arrangement for the supply of goods or services at a fixed price

  1. :  to bring on oneself especially inadvertently :  incur

    :  to become affected with

    :  to establish or undertake by contract

  1. :  hired to execute a contract


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