forfeiture

[ fawr-fi-cher ]
/ ˈfɔr fɪ tʃər /

noun

an act of forfeiting.
something that is forfeited; fine; mulct.

Origin of forfeiture

1300–50; Middle English forfeiture, forfeture < Old French. See forfeit, -ure

Related forms

re·for·fei·ture, noun
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forfeiture

/ (ˈfɔːfɪtʃə) /

noun

something forfeited
the act of forfeiting or paying a penalty

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