a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling out(verb)
a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
"they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
recess, good luck, rift, fault, prison-breaking, breakout, fracture, suspension, break of serve, happy chance, respite, geological fault, faulting, gaolbreak, shift, interruption, time out, severance, pause, open frame, disruption, jailbreak, gap, severing, falling out, prisonbreak, breaking, breakage, rupture, intermission, break
transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break(verb)
act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
"offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise"
crack, break away, plunder, soften, reveal, give out, unwrap, conk out, spite, part, collapse, disclose, die, transgress, ruin, founder, weaken, rape, outrage, discover, trespass, snap off, stop, go, demote, wear out, break out, separate, split, give away, damp, smash, interrupt, spoil, offend, appal, wound, overstep, relegate, bring out, violate, hurt, divulge, pause, break-dance, assault, get around, ravish, cave in, let on, buck, pique, desecrate, check, break up, break in, give, split up, dishonour, better, gap, burst, injure, break off, dishonor, bust, erupt, bruise, recrudesce, break dance, go against, dampen, fall in, bump, let out, scandalise, fall apart, kick downstairs, scandalize, profane, fracture, break down, shock, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, develop, give way, sin, expose, break, go bad, discontinue, despoil, intermit, get out, appall, wear
make an opening or gap in
The act of breaking, in a figurative sense.
They breached the outer wall, but not the main one.
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.
A gap or opening made by breaking or battering, as in a wall, fortification or levee; the space between the parts of a solid body rent by violence; a break; a rupture; a fissure.
to leap clear out of the water
A breaking of waters, as over a vessel or a coastal defence; the waters themselves; surge; surf.
A breaking out upon; an assault.
A bruise; a wound.
A hernia; a rupture.
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List of paraphrases for "breach":
violation, infringement, contravention, non-compliance, violate, offence, violations, rape, non-performance, breccia, non-fulfilment, rupture, infringe, contrary, failure, violating, contravene, sprain, breakdown, breaching, infraction, breakage, break, dereliction, abuse, non-observance, default, breaches, breaking, non-respect, intrusion
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How to use breach in a sentence?
Obviously the breach in Dardanelle is a sign that there could be more of these breaches that will happen as the pressure continues to mount in the coming days.
Who do we blame? Do we blame our bank or the cloud service provider who allowed the breach? what are our rights? What is the third-party data-sharing agreement? If you are a business, or a bank, the right answer for you is to aggregate data in a cloud, but the cloud is responsible for hundreds of banks that they’re holding.
The U.N. Security Council’s resolution says clearly that the timeframe of agreement is 10 years, and Iran’s case will be closed in the Security Council after that, if the U.S. and any other member of P5+1 say they want to adopt a new resolution after 10 years allowing sanctions to be re-imposed, it is the breach of Vienna agreement and has no credibility.
The long-term impact willlikelybe greater, as this breach impacts millions of consumers who trust Equifax with their most personal information, and trust is at the core of their business, based on its severity and the sheer numbers involved, a breach like this will displace consumer trust, and potentially wipe out additional value quickly.
This breach is a parent's nightmare of epic proportions, a different approach to security for all organizations is needed.
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- скъсване на отношения, разбиване на вълни, нарушение, пробив, прибой, цепнатинаBulgarian
- Bruch, Bresche, Brechen, VerstoßGerman
- violación, disolución, batería, brecha, boquete, quebrada, incumplimientoSpanish
- rikkoa, hyökkäys, rikkominen, murtuma, murtua, hypätä, rikkomus, särkeä, välirikko, murros, murtuminenFinnish
- infraction, brouille, violation, brècheFrench
- briseadhScottish Gaelic
- törés, hullámtörésHungarian
- brecho, brechizarIdo
- parada, infração, fissura, términoPortuguese
- [[разры́в]] [[отношение, наруше́ние, невыполне́ние, штурм, проло́м, разры́в, брешьRussian
- kirmak, kanun disi is yapmak, bosluk, SaldiriTurkish
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