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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (legal)
a. breach
El demandante reclama que hubo incumplimiento de contrato y fraude.The plaintiff claims breach of contract and fraud.
b. failure to fulfill
Nuesto estado presentará un reclamo contra Inglaterra por incumplimiento de lo pactado en el tratado.Our government will file a claim against England for failure to fulfill treaty provisions.
c. failure to keep
El presidente no logró la reelección por incumplimiento de sus promesas.Failure to keep his promises cost the President the reelection.
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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. (de deber, obligación)
a. failure to fulfill
2. (de orden, ley)
a. non-compliance
3. (de promesa)
a. failure to keep
incumplimiento de contratobreach of contract
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incumplimiento de las promesas electorales failure to keep electoral promises; incumplimiento de una orden failure to comply with an order; incumplimiento de contrato breach of contract; lo expulsaron por incumplimiento del deber he was expelled for failing to carry out his duties
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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