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verb [transitive] formal breach pronunciation in British English /briːtʃ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybreach
he/she/itbreaches
present participlebreaching
past tensebreached
past participlebreached
  1. 1
    to break a law, rule, or agreement
    His former employer admitted breaching health and safety regulations.
  2. 2
    to get through something such as a wall or fence
    The sea had breached the town’s flood defences.

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