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n. - The act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.; A penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something; Something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty.

Usage examples (35)
  • Mr. Fisxwas for rtrikingouL He thought the term forfeiture implied that the importer had a. right till divested by statute.
  • Criminal asset forfeiture is different from a replevin action.
  • Asset forfeiture is a grave problem in America today, often used to persecute the poor, politically disfavored, and racial minorities.
  • There's something called forfeiture by wrongdoing. for more
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