(n.) Specifically: A breaking or infraction of a law, or of any obligation or tie; violation; non-fulfillment; as, a breach of contract; a breach of promise.
(n.) A gap or opening made made by breaking or battering, as in a wall or fortification; the space between the parts of a solid body rent by violence; a break; a rupture.
(n.) A breaking of waters, as over a vessel; the waters themselves; surge; surf.
(n.) A breaking up of amicable relations; rupture.
(n.) A bruise; a wound.
(n.) A hernia; a rupture.
(n.) A breaking out upon; an assault.
(v. t.) To make a breach or opening in; as, to breach the walls of a city.
(v. i.) To break the water, as by leaping out; -- said of a whale.
(1) To a supporter at the last election like me – someone who spoke alongside Nick Clegg at the curtain-raiser event for the party conference during the height of Labour's onslaught on civil liberties, and was assured privately by two leaders that the party was onside about civil liberties – this breach of trust and denial of principle is astonishing.
(2) A Palestinian delegation was to hold truce talks on Sunday in Cairo with senior US and Egyptian officials, but Israel has said it sees no point in sending its negotiators to the meeting, citing what it says are Hamas breaches of previous agreed truces.
(3) In a barely-noticed submission to the government's Environmental Audit Committee, the London borough of Hounslow, the airport's near neighbours, said the airport was: breaching the World Health Organisation's guidelines for the levels for noise in people's bedrooms; breaching the EU guidelines for levels of nitrogen dioxide; and breaching British standards on the noise experienced by children in classrooms.
(4) If Navalny is guilty of breaching Russian law, there are law enforcement agencies that can and should prevent crime,” he says.
(5) Age UK believes McDonald's human rights have been breached and that there could be "extremely adverse and devastating consequences for many thousands of older people if other councils take similar decisions to save money".
(6) OPM hack: China blamed for massive breach at US federal agency Read more The full scale of the information the attackers accessed remains unknown but could include highly sensitive data such as medical records, employment files and financial details, as well as information on security clearances and more.
(7) Target’s data breach in 2013 exposed details of as many as 40m credit and debit card accounts and hurt its holiday sales that year.
(8) Although the introduction of the 50% rate breached a key New Labour manifesto commitment, Brown insisted: "What we are about is aspiration, we are about helping people get on, we are about giving people new chances, we are about helping people make the most of their potential.
(9) Before the introduction of endoscopy, four out of 720 cases of gastric cancer were diagnosed before the cancer had breached the muscularis propia, an incidence of 0.5%.
(10) He said Coulson quite clearly knew hacking was a breach of the Press Complaints Commission code and there might be privacy issues, but never knew it was a crime.
(11) Hence, reaction of chemical carcinogen with nuclear DNA is possible only when the cell is overwhelmed leading to cell death, or following a temporary breach of the nuclear membrane control points, but the DNA damage in the latter is totally reparable.
(12) The documentary was cleared of breaching Ofcom's broadcasting code.
(13) However, Ofcom concluded that the word was capable of causing offence and the context did not justify its broadcast, finding Top Gear in breach of section 2.3 of the broadcasting code, which covers generally accepted standards.
(14) The Kuwaiti admitted openly lobbying for Bach, a breach of IOC rules, but both downplayed his influence following Bach's victory.
(15) The bill, intended to increase and update intelligence agency powers, would create a new framework for covert operations involving conduct that would otherwise breach criminal law.
(16) Yet Leveson proposes giving his new board the power "to hear complaints whoever they come from", including from "a representative group affected by the alleged breach" of an as-yet-unwritten code.
(17) In a statement to the UN's general assembly last summer, Ramgoolam said: "The dismemberment of part of our territory, the Chagos archipelago – prior to independence – by the then colonial power, the United Kingdom, in clear breach of international law, leaves the process of decolonisation not only of Mauritius, but of Africa , incomplete."
(18) Soldier Y replied: "It would be regarded as a gross breach, bearing in mind the nature and quantity of the ammunition that was allegedly found at the defendant's house."
(19) The MoD had said claims of negligence or breaches of the soldiers' human rights should be blocked because of combat immunity.
(20) The Ulster Unionist health spokesman added: "I am concerned that a high court judge has deemed that the minister of health has breached the ministerial code.
(n.) The act of infracting or breaking; breach; violation; nonobservance; infringement; as, an infraction of a treaty, compact, rule, or law.
(1) The estimated yearly hospital admission rate for nonfatal myocardial infraction is 2.1 per 100,000 married women aged 30-39 years who do not use oral contraceptives and 5.6 per 100,000 for married women of this age who do.
(2) Until the final quarter San Diego had looked lost in the windy conditions at Mile High, conceding repeated neutral-zone infractions and failing to show any adventure on offense.
(3) Typical manic episodes could be the cause of penal infractions, usually benign.
(4) As at the five other jails in Philadelphia, inmates and advocates have accused Curran-Fromhold of overcrowding, unhealthy conditions , inadequate mental health services and repeated infractions by guards.
(5) It is suggested that infraction of the metatarsal head resulted from microfracture caused by abnormal stress.
(6) The EC has rejected both proposals and commenced formal infraction proceedings against the UK.
(7) The outstanding features in this study are: (1) the occurrence of infraction during the recovery period and the noxious role played by smoking; (2) the contrast between the presence of atherosclerotic coronary lesions in middle age subjects and their absence in younger subjects (infarction due to spasm or thrombosis?
(8) There is, for example, the case of a 34-year-old local woman forced to remove her headscarf by male police officers following an alleged minor traffic infraction, a 10-year-old elementary school student in a nearby suburb who is bullied everyday by his classmates labelling him an Isis terrorist, or the group of East Michigan college students arrested after they peacefully protested a campus screening of the controversial blockbuster American Sniper .
(9) In the cases of ventricular tachycardia with old myocardial infraction, the initiation and termination of the tachycardia could be achieved by programmed electrical stimulation in 13 out of 18 patients.
(10) Critics said the scheme, under which police are also targeting infractions by lorry and car drivers, distracted from the primary issues of better cycling infrastructure and the perils of heavy goods vehicles.
(11) Noncompliance with universal precautions occurs frequently during the care of patients who have undergone surgery, with the type of infraction and specific offender varying according to patient locale.
(12) Fifty-two patients with myocardial infraction complicated by bundle branch block (27 RBBB and 25 LBBB) survived the hospital period (1967--1972), and were followed up to December 1976.
(13) Penalties have been assessed for rule infractions to aid in curtailing the misuse of such equipment, as occurs for example, when the helmet is used to spear tackle an opponent or when the facemask is grasped, pulled, or twisted by an opposing player.
(14) Photograph: Felix Clay Of 13 deportees the Guardian interviewed in Tijuana last week, nine said they were picked up for minor infractions.
(15) Finally he remembered a man who had been suspended by the ANC for some minor infraction of discipline and who was only too pleased to show repentance by driving his president anywhere he wanted at any time of day or night.
(16) The association of a primary cardiac lymphoma in a 53-year-old man with a previously documented myocardial infraction was found.
(17) In addition to periostosis and sclerosis there is also a clearing as an expression of interrupted bone in a form of infraction, fissure or fracture.
(18) A case of Freiberg's Infraction of the second metatarsal is presented.
(19) During 1416 appendectomy operations we examined the ileum and found 42 cases of terminal ileum infraction (ileum terminale duplex) caused by the cicatrisation of the mesenterium.
(20) Their rate of absenteeism and suspensions for continuing abuse and infraction of the rules was four times that of the controls.