Forfeiture meaning

fôrfĭ-cho͝or, -chər
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Forfeiture is the act of giving up something as payment, or a penalty.

The act of a state seizing a farm for growing marijuana is an example of forfeiture.

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The act of surrendering something as a forfeit.
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A loss of property to penalize a failure to act in accordance with a legal requirement.
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The act of forfeiting.
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Anything forfeited; penalty or fine.
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The act of giving up the right to the ownership of an asset.
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The loss or compulsory transfer to another, without compensation, of a right or property interest, usually as a penalty.
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(law) A legal action whereby a person loses all interest in the forfeit property.
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(law) The loss of forfeit property.
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(law) The property lost as a forfeit.
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Any loss occasioned by one's own actions.
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