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Noun
A fine or penalty for wrongdoing
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“This states that a conviction is necessary before a fine or forfeit can be imposed.”
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The loss or forfeit of property or rights, such as by legal action
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A thing that is granted, especially in response to demands and by compromise
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Something deposited or pledged as a guarantee of the fulfillment of an undertaking or loan
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(usually in plural form "damages") A sum of money claimed or awarded in compensation for a loss or an injury
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To lose or be deprived of something, especially as a penalty for wrongdoing
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“Where the property is owned jointly, the partner leaving the marital home does not forfeit rights to the property.”
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To lose a competitive contest through non-participation or violation of the rules
“Sedgwick's ribs were badly injured, and he was forced to forfeit the match.”
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To not be able to experience or take advantage of (an opportunity or chance)
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To obtain a loan for another purpose by giving away the right of seizure to the lender over a fixed property
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To abandon or discontinue (a course of action or study)
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To cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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