breach of contract

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breach of contract

the failure to perform as promised or agreed in a contract. The breach may be complete or partial and may entail repudiation, failure to recognize the contract, or prevention or hindrance of performance.

breach of contract

failure to complete an agreed task. If a breach of contract can be proved the aggrieved person is entitled to compensation for loss incurred. Alternative penalties may be that the contract be completed or that other tasks be completed.
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com filed its statement of defense and counterclaim for multiple breaches of contract and sought damages of up to $3 million.
DIRECTV is seeking relief from the court that includes compensatory and other damages, delivery of software technology required by the contract, and a preliminary and permanent injunction that would enjoin NDS from engaging in further breaches of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets.