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breaches

noun , plural of breach

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1 a failure to uphold the requirements of law, duty, or obligation
  • the president's deliberate misstatements were widely seen as a breach of the public trust
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2 a breaking of a moral or legal code
  • cheating on the exam was a serious breach of the military academy's honor code
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3 an open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge)
  • the cat got out of the yard through a breach in the hedge
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