forfeiture

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French forfaiture.

Noun[edit]

forfeiture ‎(plural forfeitures)

  1. (law) A legal action whereby a person loses all interest in the forfeit property.
  2. (law) The loss of forfeit property.
  3. (law) The property lost as a forfeit.
  4. Any loss occasioned by one's own actions.

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