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Synonyms for breach

Synonyms for breach

an opening, especially in a solid structure

an act or instance of breaking a law or regulation or of nonfulfillment of an obligation or promise, for example

to make a hole or other opening in

to fail to fulfill (a promise) or conform to (a regulation)

Synonyms for breach

a failure to perform some promised act or obligation

an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)

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a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)

make an opening or gap in


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MATTHEW SMITH has stepped into the breach at the last minute and leads the six-man British challenge in today's amateur riders' hurdle at Stratford, the latest qualifier in the men's championship run by the international body Fegentri.
Chris Mackenzie stepped into the breach impressively but Rush is hoping to clinch a loan signing today as backup.
No replacements could be found and stadium director Pierre Mazey stepped into the breach - wearing a Celtic training top instead of a referee's kit - after a 15-minute hold-up.
Tahiti market, Air Tahiti Nui stepped into the breach and succeeded by offering reliable high-frequency services at superior passenger service levels," he added.
This fund has stepped into the breach at a time when many other sources of funding are increasingly difficult to secure.
Animal carers were worried no one would want eight-week-old Alice, but Marie Williams, 41, and Mark Morgan, 43, stepped into the breach.
Carver, 45, has stepped into the breach as Sheffield United's caretaker following Gary Speed's departure to take over as Wales boss.
The Citizens suffered a setback when goalkeeper Craig Turns was stuck in traffic and striker Adam Johnston stepped into the breach to don the keeper's jersey for the whole 90 minutes.
So brother and sister Jemma, aged 13, and Luke Powis, 10, from Leominster, stepped into the breach.
But big brother Jamie stepped into the breach and, with help from his partner Jelena Jankovic, became Britain's first Wimbledon champion for 20 years when they triumphed in the mixed doubles final.
Mr Gillett and Mr Hicks stepped into the breach when a long-planned deal to sell the club to Dubai investors collapsed lastweek.
Luckily Geraint stepped into the breach - I know my brother would have been so proud of him.
The jumps venue, which races again today with a scheduled meeting, stepped into the breach when Wincanton, a sister track also owned by Jockey Club subsidiary Racecourse Holdings Trust, fell foul of the summer conditions.
But now,after reading of their plight in the Daily Post,Assistant Chief Constable Clive Wolfendale has stepped into the breach.
Rudi Voller, who has successfully stepped into the breach as German national coach, said he was pleased but surprised to see Daum return.