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Definition of forfeiture noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

forfeiture

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈfɔrfətʃər//
 
[uncountable] (law)
 
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the act of forfeiting something the forfeiture of property Failure to meet repayments leads automatically to forfeiture of the lease.
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