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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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They were celebrating in the bleak Pennine hills of Mossley this week when Wilkinson stepped into the breach.
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