from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a breaking, or a failure to keep, an expressed or implied promise; a betrayal of confidence or trust.
- n. etc. See under Breach, Confession, etc.
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The performance of these works, therefore, by Herr Maelzel is either an imposition on the public, as the above declaration proves that he does not possess them, or if he does, he has been guilty of a breach of faith towards me, inasmuch as he must have got them in a surreptitious manner.