0%

breach of contract

breach of con·tract
B b

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [breech uhv, ov noun, adjective, verb 15–17, 21, 22 kon-trakt]
    • /britʃ ʌv, ɒv noun, adjective, verb 15–17, 21, 22 ˈkɒn trækt/
    • /briːtʃ əv ˈkɒntrækt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [breech uhv, ov noun, adjective, verb 15–17, 21, 22 kon-trakt]
    • /britʃ ʌv, ɒv noun, adjective, verb 15–17, 21, 22 ˈkɒn trækt/

Definitions of breach of contract words

  • noun breach of contract the act of breaking the conditions of a contract 3
  • noun breach of contract unexcused failure to fulfill one's duties under a contract. 1
  • noun breach of contract breaking agreed terms 1
  • noun breach of contract (law) An unjustifiable failure to perform under the terms of a contract when performance is due. 0

Information block about the term

Origin of breach of contract

First appearance:

before 1825
One of the 37% newest English words
First recorded in 1825-35

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Breach of contract

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

breach of contract popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

breach of contract usage trend in Literature

This diagram is provided by Google Ngram Viewer

Synonyms for breach of contract

noun breach of contract

  • breach of trust — a violation of duty by a trustee or any other person in a fiduciary position
  • bad faith — intention to deceive; treachery or dishonesty (esp in the phrase in bad faith)
  • breach of faith — a violation of good faith, confidence, or trust; betrayal: To abandon your friends now would be a breach of faith.
  • breach of promise — (formerly) failure to carry out one's promise to marry

See also

Matching words

Was this page helpful?
Yes No
Thank you for your feedback! Tell your friends about this page
Tell us why?