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The failure to meet a term of a contract which is so minimal that it does not cause the contract to fail or justify breach (breaking the contract) by the other contracting party. a partial breach can be remedied (made up) by a small reduction in payment or other adjustment. example: a landlord promises to rent an apartment furnished, and when the tenants move in some furnishings are not there. the landlord may lower the rent temporarily until he/she can bring in the missing or expected items.

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