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Breach

A violation. For trade and legal contexts, see breach of concession agreement and breach of contract.
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In numerous cases, these hard money lenders stepped into the breach and saved the day.
Then international competition stepped into the breach, and suddenly post-cold War writers and pundits began noticing a fairly obvious fact: capitalism is not, and has never been, a monolith.
Independent filmmakers and distributors stepped into the breach.
As security for data at rest becomes a critical concern for IT managers everywhere, Spectra Logic has stepped into the breach," said Steve Duplessie, founder of Enterprise Strategy Group.
But the incredible Ella Eyre, left, stepped into the breach.
ACCLAIMED guitarists have stepped into the breach after a musician pulled out of a concert.
Ricky Beggs has since stepped into the breach and guided the team to the semi-finals of the Steel and Sons Cup, only to exit agonisingly at the hands of Larne.
With Craig Gordon and Simon Mignolet both out injured, the 27-year-old stepped into the breach following his summer move from the Ricoh Arena and pulled off a number of good saves, most notably a double stop from Wayne Rooney and Patrice Evra in the second half.
Lynch still plans to make a swoop but for now is happy to utilise the experience of Phil Brazier who stepped into the breach last weekend to play a pivotal role in Marine's 1-0 win over Matlock Town.
Manager Nazir Mohamed has stepped into the breach and the squad are doing him proud.
Amanda Mitchell stepped into the breach at Morpeth All Saints First School when new headteacher Caroline Dickinson was diagnosed with cancer.
Scholes' presence is still key to United's chances of success this term, although no-one would have guessed it as John O'Shea and Darren Fletcher stepped into the breach at the Olympic Stadium last night as United romped to their biggest away-day success in Europe for nine years.