breach
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breach(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (violation)
a. la infracción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The journalist won't give the name of his source since that would constitute a breach of the code of ethics.El periodista no dará el nombre de su informante ya que eso constituiría un infracción del código de ética.
b. la violación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There was a breach of security in the hospital's data base.Hubo una violación de la seguridad de la base de datos del hospital.
c. el abuso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It would be a breach of confidence to tell you what I overheard my boss saying on the phone.Sería un abuso de confianza decirte lo que casualmente escuché a mi jefe decir por teléfono.
d. el incumplimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Jeff sued the contractor for breach of contract because he used PVC instead of copper pipes.Jeff demandó al contratista por incumplimiento de contrato porque usó tubos de PVC en lugar de cobre.
e. la alteración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The police arrested protestors for breach of the peace when they began to throw bottles.La policía arrestó a los manifestantes por alteración del orden cuando comenzaron a tirar botellas.
2. (gap)
a. la brecha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The battering ram made a breach in the wall and the soldiers ran through to attack the city.El ariete hizo una brecha en el muro y los soldados entraron corriendo a atacar la ciudad.
3. (separation)
a. la ruptura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The breach in their relationship cannot be mended. They are going to get a divorce.La ruptura de su relación es irreparable. Se van a divorciar.
b. el rompimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The local organization announced a breach of relations with the national.La organización local anunció un rompimiento de relaciones con la nacional.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to penetrate)
a. abrir brecha en
The hackers breached the company's defenses using a Trojan.Los hackers abrieron una brecha en las defensas de la compañía mediante un troyano.
b. atravesar
The attackers breached the walls of the compound and opened fire.Los atacantes atravesaron el muro del recinto y abrieron fuego.
5. (to violate)
a. infringir
You breached the contract and I want my money back.Infringiste el contrato y quiero una devolución de mi dinero.
b. violar
The captain breached protocol during the raid and endangered the lives of his squad.El capitán violó el protocolo durante el ataque y puso en peligro la vida de su pelotón.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to emerge from the water)
a. salir a la superficie
The kayakers were stunned when a whale breached right next to them.Los kayakistas se sorprendieron cuando una ballena salió a la superficie justo a su lado.
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breach
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in wall)
a. la brecha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to step into the breachechar un cable, cubrir el vacío
3. (of agreement, rules)
a. el violación f, incumplimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
4. (of trust)
a. el abuso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
breach of disciplineincumplimiento de las normas
5. (law)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
breach of the peacealteración del orden público
6. (in friendship)
a. la ruptura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (defenses)
a. atravesar, abrir brecha en
8. (contract, agreement)
a. violar, incumplir
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breach [briːtʃ]
noun
1 (violation) [of law etc] violación (f); infracción (f)
to be in breach of a rule incumplir una regla
2 (gap) (in wall, Mil) brecha (f)
to fill the breach
step into the breach
llenar el vacío
3 (estrangement) ruptura (f); (between friends) (act) rompimiento (m) de relaciones; (state) desavenencia (f)
to heal the breach hacer las paces
transitive verb
1 [+defences, wall] abrir brecha en
2 [+security] poner en peligro
The bomber had breached security by hurling his dynamite from a roof overlooking the building
intransitive verb
[+whale] salir a la superficie
The whale breached and blew
modifier
breach of confidence (n) abuso (m) de confianza
breach of contract (n) incumplimiento (m) de contrato
breach of faith (n) abuso (m) de confianza
breach of the peace (n) (Jur) perturbación (f) del orden público
breach of privilege (n) (Parl) abuso (m) del privilegio parlamentario
breach of promise (n) incumplimiento (m) de la palabra de casamiento
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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