breach of duty

Definition of "breach of duty"
  1. The failure or neglect to fulfill a responsibility, particularly by a person in a position of trust such as a corporate officer or agent
How to use "breach of duty" in a sentence
  1. The shareholder accused the CEO for a breach of duty due to his misuse of company funds.
  2. The attorney facing a lawsuit for a breach of duty for not adequately representing his client.
  3. The board of directors fired the CFO for a serious breach of duty when he failed to disclose his conflict of interest.

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