CET6 TEM4 IELTS GRE 考 研 TOEFL
1. k -----------> ch/tch.
2. break => breach.
- breach: see break
- breach (n.)
- Old English bryce "breach, fracture, a breaking," from brecan (see break), influenced by Old French breche "breach, opening, gap," from Frankish; both from Proto-Germanic *brecho, *bræko "broken," from PIE root *bhreg- "to break" (see fraction). Figurative sense of "a breaking of rules, etc." was in Old English Breach of contract is at least from 1660s.
- breach (v.)
- 1570s, from breach (n.). Related: Breached; breaching.
- 1. Four men were found guilty of breach of the peace.
- 2. She threatened legal action against the Sun for breach of copyright.
- 3. They have a case against their directors for breach of fiduciary duty.
- 4. The congressman was accused of a breach of secrecy rules.
- 5. Their actions threatened a serious breach in relations between the two countries.
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