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Breach may refer to:



  • Breach of confidence, a common law tort that protects private information that is conveyed in confidence
  • Breach of contract, a situation in which a binding agreement is not honored by one or more of the parties to the contract
  • Breach of promise, a former common law tort
  • Breach of the peace, a legal term used in constitutional law in English-speaking countries
  • Efficient breach, a breach of contract that the breaching party considers desirable
  • Fundamental breach, a breach so fundamental that it permits the aggrieved party to terminate performance of the contract
  • Breach of duty of care, common law negligence

Science and technology[edit]

Film, TV and entertainment[edit]

  • "The Breach", a 2003 episode of the second season of Star Trek: Enterprise
  • Breach (comics), a 2005 comic book series from DC Comics
  • Breach (film), a 2007 film directed by Billy Ray starring Chris Cooper and Ryan Phillippe
  • "Breach", a 2010 episode of the first season of NCIS: Los Angeles
  • Breach (video game), a 2011 video game developed by Atomic Games
  • Warp core breach, a catastrophic event aboard a starship in the Star Trek fictional universe



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