Definition of forfeiture in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfôrfəCHər/


The loss or giving up of something as a penalty for wrongdoing: the court ordered the forfeiture of his computer
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  • Today, it is funded solely by active-duty payroll deductions of 50 cents, fines and forfeitures from military disciplinary actions, interest earned on the Trust and residence fees.
  • In this case, the penalty should be forfeiture of the pistol and ring.
  • Their penalties included forfeiture of the potential remission of sentence otherwise available to them.

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Syllabification: for·fei·ture

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