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verb (forfeits, forfeiting, forfeited) [with object]
lose or be deprived of (property or a right or privilege) as a penalty for wrongdoing:those unable to meet their taxes were liable to forfeit their property lose or give up (something) as a necessary consequence of something else:she didn’t mind forfeiting an extra hour in bed to get up and clean the stables
a fine or penalty for wrongdoing or for a breach of the rules in a club or game. Law an item of property or a right or privilege lost as a legal penalty.
) a game in which trivial penalties are exacted.
the action of forfeiting something.
lost or surrendered as a penalty for wrongdoing or neglect:the lands which he had acquired were automatically forfeit
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