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English definition of “forfeit”

forfeit

noun [C]     /ˈfɔː.fɪt/ US  /ˈfɔːr-/
something that you have lost the right to do or have because you have broken a rule Losing and lossWinning and losing pay a forfeit to give up something, especially in a game Stop having or doing somethingBoard games - general words
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