breach of contract

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Noun1.breach of contract - a breach of a legal duty; failure to do something that is required in a contract
breach - a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
anticipatory breach, constructive breach - a breach of contract committed prior to the time of required performance
breach of the covenant of warranty - a failure of the seller's guarantee of good title
breach of promise - failure to keep a promise (of marriage)
breach of trust - violation (either through fraud or negligence) by a trustee of a duty that equity requires of him
breach of warranty - a breach that occurs when an item is deficient according to the terms of a warranty
material breach - a breach serious enough to destroy the value of the contract and to give a basis for an action for breach of contract
partial breach - a breach that does not destroy the value of the contract but can give rise to a claim for damages
Translations

breach of contract

ninadempienza di contratto
References in classic literature ?
Now you well know how trivial these breaches of contract are thought; even the grossest make but the wonder and conversation of a day.
It does, however, represent sound reasoning for extending CGL coverage for breaches of contract under certain circumstances.
After studying this chapter, you should know what constitutes a breach of contract and the usual remedies for breaches of contract.