breach of contract

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Definition of breach of contract

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

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“Breach of contract.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breach%20of%20contract. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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