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forfeited

[ fawr-fit-id ]
/ ˈfɔr fɪt ɪd /
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adjective
given up, especially as a penalty or as a consequence of crime or fault:The forfeited lands follow a line from Forest Grove to Astoria.The forfeited shares are deemed to be owned by the company from the date agreed by the directors.
Sports. (of a game or match) declared a loss as a result of noncompliance with the rules:The score of a forfeited game shall be recorded as 9-0.Goals will not be awarded to any of the players on the winning team of a forfeited match.
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OTHER WORDS FROM forfeited

un·for·feit·ed, adjective
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