Definition of forfeiture noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

forfeiture

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈfɔːfɪtʃə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɔːrfətʃər//
 
[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.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: forfeiture