US: /ˈbɹitʃ/
UK: /bɹˈiːt‍ʃ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

breach /bri:tʃ/
  • danh từ
    • lỗ đạn, lỗ thủng (ở tường, thành luỹ...)
    • mối bất hoà; sự tuyệt giao, sự chia lìa, sự tan vỡ
    • sự vi phạm, sự phạm
      • a breach of discipline: sự phạm kỷ luật
      • a breach of promise: sự không giữ lời hứa
    • cái nhảy ra khỏi mặt nước (của cá voi)
    • (hàng hải) sóng to tràn lên tàu
      • clear breach: sóng tràn nhẹ lên boong
      • clean breach: song tràn cuốn cả cột buồm và mọi thứ trên boong
    • breach of close
      • sự đi vào một nơi nào trài phép
    • breacg of the peace
      • (xem) peace
    • to stand in (throw oneself into) the breach
      • sẵn sàng chiến đáu
    • sẵn sàng gánh nhiệm vụ nặng nề nhất, đứng mũi chịu sào

Advanced English dictionary

noun, verb
+ noun
1 [C, U] ~ of sth a failure to do sth that must be done by law: a breach of contract / copyright / warranty + They are in breach of Article 119. + (BrE) (a) breach of the peace (= the crime of behaving in a noisy or violent way in public) + Selling goods constituted a breach of regulation 10B.
2 [C, U] ~ of sth an action that breaks an agreement to behave in a particular way: a breach of confidence / trust + a breach of security (= when sth that is normally protected is no longer secure)
3 [C] a break in a relationship between people or countries: a breach in Franco-German relations
4 [C] an opening that is created during a military attack or by strong winds or seas: They escaped through a breach in the wire fence. + A breach in the mountain wall permits warm sea air to penetrate inland.
Idioms see STEP v.
+ verb [VN]
1 to not keep to an agreement or not keep a promise: The government is accused of breaching the terms of the treaty.
2 to make a hole in a wall, fence, etc. so that sb/sth can go through it: The dam had been breached. + Demonstrators breached police lines around the embassy.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 break, violation, infraction, disobedience, non-observance, infringement, contravention:
Their failure to comply with paragraph 3 is a clear breach of our contract.
2 break, rift, gulf, split, break-up, separation, rupture, severance, schism, split, alienation, estrangement:
There seems to be no way to heal the breach between them.
3 gap, fissure, crack, split, hole, opening; chasm:
Their cannon opened a breach in the castle wall.
4 rupture; break through, invade:
The sea has breached the dyke. Someone breached the security measures set up for the missile design.

Collocation dictionary

1 breaking of a law/an agreement/a rule


clear, fundamental, grave, serious | deliberate, flagrant
He refused to bow to the Queen, in deliberate breach of etiquette.
| minor | security


Such behaviour constitutes a breach of confidentiality.
| commit


in ~ of
The court's decision is in breach of the European Convention on human rights.
| ~ of
a minor breach of discipline


a breach of confidence/trust, a breach of confidentiality/contract
He was sued for breach of contract.
| a breach of security, a breach of the peace

2 break in friendly relations


cause, lead to | heal, repair


~ between
What caused the breach between the two brothers?
| ~ with
She left home following the breach with her family.

Concise English dictionary

+a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
+an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
+a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
+act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
+make an opening or gap in