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Definitions of forfeit:
  • noun:   the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
  • noun:   a penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something
    Example: "The contract specified forfeits if the work was not completed on time"
  • noun:   something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty;
  • verb:   lose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime
  • adjective:   surrendered as a penalty

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