anticipatory breach

Definition of "anticipatory breach"
  1. A declaration by a party in a contract that they won't fulfill their obligations, which can be done verbally or through actions, and subsequently clearing the other party’s need to complete their responsibilities
How to use "anticipatory breach" in a sentence
  1. Despite the contract, the supplier's anticipatory breach caused a halt in the production line.
  2. Their anticipatory breach left the construction project incomplete.
  3. Her refusal to supply the raw materials was considered an anticipatory breach.

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