Translation of breach in Spanish:


infracción, n.

Pronunciation /britʃ/ /briːtʃ/

See Spanish definition of infracción


  • 1

    (of law, code)
    infracción feminine
    violación feminine
    breach of privilege abuso de la inmunidad parlamentaria
    • a breach of confidence / trust un abuso de confianza
    • it caused a breach of national security atentó contra / puso en peligro la seguridad nacional
    • they are in breach of the planning laws están infringiendo / contraviniendo la ley de ordenación urbana
  • 2 formal

    (gap, opening)
    brecha feminine
    to open a breach abrir una brecha
    • to stand in the breach estar en la brecha / al pie del cañón
    • But once the tanks had rolled over the tents of the hunger strikers and once the bodies had been removed and the blood washed away, what was left was a breach between party and people that would never heal.
    • And he should tell the Cuban leader that his revolution won't be won until the breach between Cuba and the USA is mended.
    • Frankly, it would be difficult to imagine a greater breach between what residents of Toronto want for their city and the decisions that are being made about it.
    • But it demonstrates a decisive change of style that could help heal the growing breach between liberals and conservatives in the church.
    • The breach between the bishops and the Democrats is unlikely to heal.
    • When the group almost split over the issue of whether to focus on confrontational action or voter registration, she healed the breach by saying it should work on both.
    • The deal, it was said, would enhance the fight against crime and was an important step towards healing the breach between Europe and Washington.
    • In addition, at the core of the autobiographical process is a breach between the writing ‘I’ and the written one.
    • For some time he was an admirer of Wagner, but was eventually unable to accept the Christian and nationalist elements in Wagner's outlook, and a breach between the two men took place.
    • In such panels, the breach between a strictly topographical map and a map of a socially inscribed landscape becomes clear.
    • There is no indication that the breach between the two women ever healed, though Jabavu did reconcile with her husband.
    • It leads to a breach between Jung and his mentor.
    • Edward married Godwine's daughter Edith in 1045, but this could not prevent a breach between the two men in 1049.
    • Yet before the Galileo affair there had been neither a breach between religion and science nor any distinction between science and philosophy.
    • The breach between the world of the living and of the dead is held, through the dialect of memory, in tension.
    • I should have come to your room and tried to mend the painful breach between us after all these years.
    • It is this reconciliation that heals the memory and seals the breach between the past and the future.
    • The breach between revolutionary France and the Roman Church was complete.
    • Opposition to academies was accentuated by the widening breach between creative artists and the bourgeois public after aristocratic patronage declined.
    • Too often American soldiers and commanders have been flung into the breach between illusion and reality.
    • The CASEVAC used the breach made by the sappers to get the vehicles on the OBJ.
    • To prevent such an assault, defenders were forced to attack the siege engines or their operators to prevent a breach in their fortifications.
    • The soldiers gave chase as their attack was shifted to the breach in the city wall.
    • Thus the Soviets had succeeded in making deep breaches in the line on both flanks of the Sixth Army; there was a grave danger of encirclement.
    • The tanks cease-fire and we file through a breach in the outer wall.
    • This defense is most effective in combat action to close fire breaches and gaps in the battle order of troops.
    • The enemy succeeded in making a large breach in the outer wall and swarmed in.
    • Fifty feet or less from this intersection was a line of riot cops plugging a ragged breach in the hated wall.
    • Bridges spanning it at ground and second floor levels lead to curving breaches in the wall.
    • France, Germany, Italy and Spain, were interposed, walls yet without a breach, between us and the plague.
    • Traditionally, intervention has been defined in terms of a coercive breach of the walls of the castle of sovereignty.
    • Everson therefore marked the first breach in the wall of separation between church and state.
    • Once the armored soldier has created a breach, the next step is to enter and clear the room/hallway.
    • Soon the maids were swarming around the breach in the wall as bees desperately trying to protect its beehive.
    • But the application is subject to the entire curtilage of the site remaining in the ownership of the new house, with no breaches of the boundary wall.
    • We had only opened a few breaches in its walls, without destroying it.
    • I thought the garden was walled all round, but there is a breach in the wall at the back which a healthy animal could have hurdled.
    • The breach in the flood wall widened to 60 metres the next day.
    • But now, thanks to miracle of siege engines, instead of having to starve them out you can simply make a breach in their walls and - presto!
    • That meant that a maximum of 10 per cent of stored fuel could escape in the event of a breach of a tank wall.
  • 3 formal

    ruptura feminine

transitive verb

  • 1

    (rule/copyright) infringir
    (rule/copyright) violar
    (security) poner en peligro
    they were charged with breaching the peace los acusaron de alterar el orden público
    • For the first fortnight the Turks assaulted the land defences, breaching the outer walls, but could still not get inside.
    • Last year's floods in Gowdall led to over 100 properties being flooded after a barrier bank was breached by the River Aire.
    • That includes bringing back the 10-acre lake built in the 1740s, but drained in 1922 when the dam wall was breached.
    • Restoration of a lake that drained away when a dam wall was breached is a major part of the plan.
    • And yet it wasn't just because of policing that we fell short of the critical mass to implement the ambitious goal of breaching the security fence around the conference center.
    • The compensation order was made after she breached the security fences of RAF Leeming in March last year, and for a similar failed attempt on Menwith Hill.
    • Yes, the injured protestor breached the security fence.
    • At the end of the service, a riot broke out and demonstrators together with detainees managed to breach the security fence.
    • The problem is that there is often little or nothing to prevent hackers from accessing sensitive customer records - once they breach firewall defences.
    • Security personnel used tear gas and pepper spray on others who have attempted to breach security fences surrounding the bombing range.
    • And nobody worried about breaching the wall between church and state.
    • The warrant was rejected because FBI officials feared breaching the wall.
    • At 44 metres long, the Germans discovered the tunnel when it had only a few metres left before breaching the wall.
    • The lava eventually breached the barriers, but it was hindered enough that it atrophied before scorching inhabited land.
    • It is by no means easy to gain access to that tight legal circle and I am the first outsider to have breached the walls.
    • Walk south from the old Checkpoint Charlie to the approximate place I stood one week after the Berlin Wall was breached in 1989.
    • A testimony of the severity of the conditions is that for the first time in many years the one-hour barrier was not breached.
    • It's when a wall is breached between players and fans that things get crazy.
    • When I got to the school, I saw that the wall was breached in two spots.
    • I talk to her about it and she rolls her eyes and looks at me as if I have just breached some invisible wall she had set up.
    • A councillor who tried to hit a protester at a public meeting breached a code of conduct but will not face disciplinary action, an investigation found yesterday.
    • But the Board has decided not to refer the matter to an Ethical Standards Officer for investigation as it has ruled that the comments had not breached its code of conduct.
    • This worship is bred out of either greed of knowledge and favours or the fear of having breached some code of conduct, and sometimes out of respect for having found the answer.
    • The hearing follows only a week after the first public appearance of an MSP facing allegations that he breached the code of conduct.
    • If the show is found to have breached the code of conduct regulating the use of premium phone lines, viewers could be entitled to their money back.
    • Any player found guilty of breaching our code of conduct will be dealt with severely through internal disciplinary procedures.
    • Membership is voluntary and, if something goes wrong, the most it can do is either caution a member, issue a formal warning or fine, suspend or expel it for breaching the Code of Conduct.
    • All three players were charged with breaching the code of conduct during the second one-day international in the ongoing five-match series.
    • The report says that some insurers are breaching codes of conduct laid down by the General Insurance Standards Council and the Association of British Insurers.
    • An investigation report has now accused you of breaching the code of conduct for councillors.
    • If you breach the Code of Conduct, you could be up for disciplinary measures, you could even be up at the end of the day to be sacked.
    • In Frankfurt schools, parents sign an agreement that provides for the expulsion of any child found to have breached their code of conduct.
    • However, both men have denied that they acted unlawfully or breached copyright laws concerning the matter.
    • A town hall employee claims he was victimised after accusing his boss of breaching the council's code of conduct by accepting tickets to watch a premiership soccer match.
    • An individual is not guilty of misconduct if he or she was unable to avoid the improper act or omission complained of or was in a position where it was impossible to avoid breaching the relevant code of conduct.
    • Nothing in this Agreement shall require either party to breach any applicable law or regulatory requirement.
    • If this became law, any publication found breaching the PCC's code could be fined up to £500,000.
    • But there would be a real danger of liability if the lender's actions made it a shadow director, and knowing that the borrower was breaching environmental law, the lender failed to use its powers to stop the borrower.
    • It is also considering taking legal action against the Government for breaching an agreement to regulate pharmacies and control the opening of new branches.
    • But while it may not breach broadcasting regulations, it may breach the law against sedition, as it incites disaffection against the crown.
  • 2 formal

    (defenses/wall) abrir una brecha en