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breach of promise

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Failure to fulfill a promise, especially a promise to marry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A former tort in common law where a man withdraws an earlier promise to marry a woman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. violation of one's plighted word, esp. of a promise to marry.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. failure to keep a promise (of marriage)

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