breach of promise definition

  • noun:
    • Failure to satisfy a promise, particularly a promise to marry.
    • A former tort in keeping legislation where a guy withdraws an early on vow to get married a woman.
    • infraction of your respective plighted word, esp. of a promise to marry.
    • failure to help keep a promise (of relationship)
    • Failure to fulfill a promise, specifically a promise to get married.
    • A former tort in common law in which a man withdraws an early on promise to marry a female.
    • infraction of one's plighted word, esp. of a promise to marry.
    • failure to help keep a promise (of relationship)

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