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Fill in the gaps with the correct word from the list:
damages; specific; order; injunction; waived; law; refrain; equity;

A breach of contract is failure to perform as stated in the contract. There are many ways to remedy a breached contract assuming it has not been (1 p.) . Typically, the remedy for breach of contract is an award of money (1 p.) which is known as a remedy at (1 p.) (legal remedy). ​
When money is not enough, the court may award one of remedies in (1 p.) (equitable remedies). When dealing with unique subject matter, (1 p.) performance may be ordered. For example, when an art collector purchases a rare painting and the vendor refuses to deliver, the collector's damages would be equal to the sum paid. The court may make an order of "specific performance", requiring that the contract be performed. ​
In some circumstances a court will order a party to perform his or her promise or issue an (1 p.) , known as an "​ (1 p.) ", that a party (1 p.) from doing something that would breach the contract.​​