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Definition of Breach


  1. The act of breaking, in a figurative sense.
  2. Specifically: A breaking or infraction of a law, or of any obligation or tie; violation; non-fulfillment; as, a breach of contract; a breach of promise.
  3. A gap or opening made made by breaking or battering, as in a wall or fortification; the space between the parts of a solid body rent by violence; a break; a rupture.
  4. A breaking of waters, as over a vessel; the waters themselves; surge; surf.
  5. A breaking up of amicable relations; rupture.
  6. A bruise; a wound.
  7. A hernia; a rupture.
  8. A breaking out upon; an assault.
  9. To make a breach or opening in; as, to breach the walls of a city.
  10. To break the water, as by leaping out; -- said of a whale.
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Breach Translations

breach in Dutch is een bres slaan, een bres slaan in
breach in German is Verletzung
breach in Portuguese is ruptura
breach in Spanish is brecha
breach in Swedish is brytande