breach of the peace

Definitions of "breach of the peace"
  1. A disruption or alteration of public order or calm
  2. The act of committing an activity that causes a disruption to peace or tranquillity
How to use "breach of the peace" in a sentence
  1. A loud and chaotic protest in a residential area may be regarded as a breach of the peace.
  2. Disorderly conduct, such as fighting or causing a loud disruption in a public place, can be classified as a breach of the peace.
  3. The police may intervene and make an arrest when they believe a person is acting in a way that could result in a breach of the peace.

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