breach

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1 breach /ˈbriːtʃ/ noun
plural breaches
1 breach
/ˈbriːtʃ/
noun
plural breaches
Learner's definition of BREACH
: a failure to do what is required by a law, an agreement, or a duty : failure to act in a required or promised way usually + of
[count]
[noncount]
◊ A breach of security or a security breach is an occurrence in which someone is able to get into a place that is guarded or is able to get secret information.
[count] : a break in friendly relations between people or groups often + between
[count] : a hole or opening in something (such as a wall) made by breaking through it

into the breach

◊ If you step/leap/jump (etc.) into the breach, you provide help that is badly needed, such as by doing a job when there is no one else available to do it.
2 breach /ˈbriːtʃ/ verb
breaches; breached; breaching
2 breach
/ˈbriːtʃ/
verb
breaches; breached; breaching
Learner's definition of BREACH
[+ object]
: to fail to do what is required by (something, such as a law or agreement) : to break or violate (something)
: to make a hole or opening in (something)
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