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
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Translations

breach of contract

ninadempienza di contratto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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.
The most common breaches of contract by an employee are when you quit without proper notice, or when you work for a competitor when your contract doesn't allow it.