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breach of trust Explained

BREACH OF TRUST at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

a sore head (informal) bad-tempered:
I should keep out of his way. He's like a bear with a sore head this morning.noun
an act of showing affection for sb by holding them very tightly and strongly in your armsadjective
a person or thing that is bearable can be accepted or dealt with:
She was the only thing that made life bearable.

noun [C, U] hair that grows on the chin and cheeks of a man's face; similar hair that grows on some animals:
He has decided to grow a beard and a moustache. * a week's growth of beard * a goat's beard * a false beard

bearded adjective:
a bearded face / man
verb [VN]
to beard the lion in his den to go to see an important or powerful person to tell them that you disagree with them, that you want sth, etc.noun
1 a person whose job it is to carry sth, especially at a ceremony:
coffin bearers * sword / cross / torch bearers
2 a person who brings a message, a letter, etc:
I'm sorry to be the bearer of bad news.
3 (formal) a person who has sth with them or is the official owner of sth, such as a document:
A pass will allow the bearer to enter the building.
4 a person who has knowledge of sth, such as an idea or a tradition, and makes sure that it is not forgotten, by teaching others about it:
In many societies, women play an important role as bearers of cultures and traditions.noun
1 [U] ~ on sth the way in which sth is related to sth or influences it:
Recent events had no bearing on our decision. * Regular exercise has a direct bearing on fitness and health. * Her comments didn't have much bearing on the subject.
2 [sing.] the way in which you stand, walk or behave:
Her whole bearing was alert. * a man of upright, military bearing
3 [C] (technical) a direction measured from a fixed point using a COMPASS:
They took compass bearings on the tower.
4 [C] (technical) a part of a machine that supports a moving part, especially one that is turning
get / find / take your bearings to make yourself familiar with your surroundings in order to find out where you are or to feel comfortable in a place:
He paused at the top of the hill, trying to

Breach of trust at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Breach \Breach\, n. [OE. breke, breche, AS. brice, gebrice,
gebrece (in comp.), fr. brecan to break; akin to Dan.
br[ae]k, MHG. breche, gap, breach. See {Break}, and cf.
{Brake} (the instrument), {Brack} a break] .
1. The act of breaking, in a figurative sense.

2. 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.

3. 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.

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more;
Or close the wall up with our English dead. --Shak.

4. A breaking of waters, as over a vessel; the waters
themselves; surge; surf.

The Lord hath broken forth upon mine enemies before
me, as the breach of waters. --2 Sam. v.

{A clear breach} implies that the waves roll over the vessel
without breaking.

{A clean breach} implies that everything on deck is swept
away. --Ham. Nav. Encyc.

5. A breaking up of amicable relations; rupture.

There's fallen between him and my lord An unkind
breach. --Shak.

6. A bruise; a wound.

Breach for breach, eye for eye. --Lev. xxiv.

7. (Med.) A hernia; a rupture.

8. A breaking out upon; an assault.

The Lord had made a breach upon Uzza. --1. Chron.
xiii. 11?

{Breach of falth}, a breaking, or a failure to keep, an
expressed or implied promise; a betrayal of confidence or

{Breach of peace}, disorderly conduct, disturbing the public

{Breach of privilege}, an act or default in violation of the
privilege or either house of Parliament, of Congress, or
of a State legislature, as, for instance, by false
swearing before a committee. --Mozley. Abbott.

{Breach of promise}, violation of one's plighted word, esp.
of a promise to marry.

{Breach of trust}, violation of one's duty or faith in a
matter entrusted to one.

Syn: Rent; cleft; chasm; rift; aperture; gap; break;
disruption; fracture; rupture; infraction; infringement;
violation; quarrel; dispute; contention; difference;

breach of trust at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

breach of trust
n : violation (either through fraud or negligence) by a trustee
of a duty that equity requires of him