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Meaning of "breach of contract" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BREACH OF CONTRACT

breach of contract  [briːtʃ əv ˈkɒnˌtrækt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BREACH OF CONTRACT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Breach of contract is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BREACH OF CONTRACT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Breach of contract

Breach of contract is a legal cause of action in which a binding agreement or bargained-for exchange is not honored by one or more of the parties to the contract by non-performance or interference with the other party's performance. If the party does not fulfill his contractual promise, or has given information to the other party that he will not perform his duty as mentioned in the contract or if by his action and conduct he seems to be unable to perform the contract, he is said to breach the contract. Breach of contract is a type of civil wrong.

Definition of breach of contract in the English dictionary

The definition of breach of contract in the dictionary is the act of breaking the conditions of a contract.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BREACH OF CONTRACT


abstract
ˈæbstrækt
attract
əˈtrækt
bract
brækt
cataract
ˈkætəˌrækt
contract
kənˈtrækt
cracked
krækt
detract
dɪˈtrækt
diffract
dɪˈfrækt
distract
dɪˈstrækt
entr´acte
ɒnˈtrækt
extract
ɪkˈstrækt
half-tracked
ˈhɑːfˌtrækt
protract
prəˈtrækt
retract
rɪˈtrækt
subcontract
sʌbˈkɒntrækt
subtract
səbˈtrækt
tesseract
ˈtesəˌrækt
tracked
trækt
tract
trækt
untracked
ʌnˈtrækt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BREACH OF CONTRACT

breach
breach of promise
breach of security
breach of the peace
breach of trust
breacher
bread
bread and butter
bread and circuses
bread and honey
bread basket
bread mould
bread poultice
bread pudding
bread roll
bread sauce
bread shop
bread-and-butter
bread-and-butter letter
bread-and-butter pudding

WORDS THAT END LIKE BREACH OF CONTRACT

alimentary tract
almond extract
digestive tract
fixed cost contract
fixed-price contract
fixed-term contract
forward contract
in the abstract
interact
liver extract
maintenance contract
malt extract
meat extract
pituitary extract
quasi-contract
respiratory tract
service contract
social contract
urinary tract
urogenital tract
yeast extract

Synonyms and antonyms of breach of contract in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «breach of contract» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BREACH OF CONTRACT

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The translations of breach of contract from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «breach of contract» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

违约
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

incumplimiento de contrato
570 millions of speakers

English

breach of contract
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अनुबंध के उल्लंघन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الإخلال بالعقد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

нарушение договора
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

quebra de contrato
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চুক্তি লঙ্ঘন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rupture de contrat
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

pelanggaran kontrak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vertragsverletzung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

契約違反
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

계약 위반
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pecah kontrak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vi phạm hợp đồng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒப்பந்த மீறல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

करारभंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sözleşmenin ihlali
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

violazione del contratto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

naruszenie umowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

порушення договору
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

încălcare a contractului
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παραβίαση της σύμβασης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kontrakbreuk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

avtalsbrott
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kontraktsbrudd
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of breach of contract

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BREACH OF CONTRACT»

The term «breach of contract» is quite widely used and occupies the 47.001 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BREACH OF CONTRACT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about breach of contract

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BREACH OF CONTRACT»

Discover the use of breach of contract in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to breach of contract and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Comparative Remedies for Breach of Contract
The book provides a comparative analysis of the law relating to remedies for breach of contract.
Nili Cohen, Ewan McKendrick, 2005
2
Carter's Breach of Contract
This new edition, first published in Australia by Lexis Nexis in June 2011, is now published outside Australasia and Asia for a wider audience by Hart. The work is comprehensive in relation to both English and Australian law.
John W. Carter, 2012
3
Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis of ...
A thought-provoking analysis of remedies for breach of contract, this book examines the commitment of English law to the protection of contractual performance.
Solène Rowan, 2012
4
Remedies For Torts And Breach Of Contract
Now in its third edition this popular text has been comprehensively rewritten to take account of all new developments in the law, as well as Law Commission reports and academic writings.
Andrew S. Burrows, 2004
5
Remedies for breach of contract: a comparative account
A discussion, from a comparative perspective, of the alternative options a breach of contract victim may take, contrasting between civil and common law solutions, and international groups of systems, aiming to identify how far differences ...
G. H. Treitel, 1988
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Breach of Contract
Ross Gallo is a rich, Las Vegas hotel owner who has it all: a beautiful wife and more than one sexy mistress. Caroline Gallo, suspicious of her husband's infidelity, hires a Privvate Investigator.
Denise Gambino, 2000
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Essentials of Contract Law
This allows the user to become actively involved in working with the rules of law. All facets of contract law are addressed, making this manual ideal for both study and on-the-job reference.
Phyllis Frey, Martin Frey, 2000
8
Efficient Breach of Contract - the Role of Damage Measures
Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject Business economics - Law, grade: 1,0, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg (Faculty of Economics and Management), course: Law and Economics, 30 entries in the bibliography, language: English ...
David Haag, 2008
9
Emotional Distress: Proving Damages
In determining whether the plaintiff can recover emotional distress damages in a breach of contract case the nature of the contract between the parties is the controlling factor. The plaintiff cannot base the claim on a preexisting contractual  ...
Jon R. Abele, 2003
10
The Law of Contract
... of the agreement so that it may continue. Another incentive to adjust the contract springs from the duty to mitigate loss arising from breach of contract.6i A party to a contract who refuses to accept a modification may of course claim damages if ...
Hugh Collins, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BREACH OF CONTRACT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term breach of contract is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Kabova Goes to Court over Breach of Contract
COMEDIAN Victor Chaushi has sued Power Lee Lotteries Limited for breach of contract involving K120,000. In this matter in the Lusaka High ... «Zambia Reports, Jul 15»
2
Road Home program contractor sued for alleged breach of contract
GRETNA – A contractor involved in restoring homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina is bering sued by a fellow construction company who ... «The Louisiana Record, Jul 15»
3
Prisoner claims breach of contract, mistreatment in prison.
Prisoner claims breach of contract, mistreatment in prison. Monday, Jul 6, 2015 @ 12:58pm by Andrey Burin. NEW ORLEANS – A prisoner housed at a ... «The Louisiana Record, Jul 15»
4
Federal judge dismisses fraud, breach of contract action against …
PHILADELPHIA – A rail company's case of fraud, negligent misrepresentation and breach of contract against an agricultural cooperative was ... «The Pennsylvania Record, Jul 15»
5
6-Foot-9 Actress Sued For Breach Of Contract By Ex-Promoter
Law360, Miami (July 6, 2015, 5:26 PM ET) -- Lindsay Hayward, a 6-foot-9 wrestler turned actress who will be featured in a TLC series about tall women, was ... «Law360, Jul 15»
6
Former CEO files $500000 breach of contract claim against Smart50 …
The former chief executive of Luxperience is suing the company and its founder, Helen Logas, over claims her employment contract was ... «SmartCompany.com.au, Jul 15»
7
Ryanair says it's suing Hertz for breach of contract
Ryanair said today that it will sue Hertz for breach of contract after receiving a notice from the company terminating its exclusive car hire ... «Businessandleadership.com, Jul 15»
8
Former Saint Vincent vascular surgeon alleges breach of contract
Jay Kiessling filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on June 16 against Saint Vincent Medical ... «The Pennsylvania Record, Jul 15»
9
Judge Rules Fire Department Lawsuit Is Breach Of Contact Action
... ruled the Champion Fire Department lawsuit is a breach of contract action. ... action, should be converted to an action for breach of contract. «WWNY TV 7, Jul 15»
10
Man sues United Healthcare for breach of contract
Man sues United Healthcare for breach of contract. Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 @ 11:46am by KYLA ASBURY. BECKLEY – A Raleigh County man is suing United ... «West Virginia Record, Jul 15»

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