breach of the peace

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breach of the peace

n
(Law) law an offence against public order causing an unnecessary disturbance of the peace

breach′ of the peace′



n.
a violation of the public peace, as by a riot, disturbance, or fighting.
[1665–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.breach of the peace - any act of molesting, interrupting, hindering, agitating, or arousing from a state of repose or otherwise depriving inhabitants of the peace and quiet to which they are entitled
infraction, misdemeanor, misdemeanour, violation, infringement - a crime less serious than a felony
Translations
إخلال بالأمن العام
rušení veřejného pořádku
krænke den offentlige orden
garázdaság
uppòot, óspektir
rušenie verejného poriadku

breach of the peace

nviolazione f dell'ordine pubblico

breach

(briːtʃ) noun
1. a breaking (of a promise etc).
2. a gap, break or hole. a breach in the castle wall; a breach in security.
verb
to make an opening in or break (someone's defence).
breach of the peace
a riot, disturbance or public fight. guilty of breach of the peace.