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forfeiture

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈfɔː.fɪ.tʃər/  us   /ˈfɔːr.fɪ.tʃɚ/ specialized
the loss of rights, property, or money, especially as a result of breaking a legal agreement: He was deep in debt and facing forfeiture of his property.
Translations of “forfeiture”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指因違反法律協定造成的)喪失,沒收…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指因违反法律协议造成的)丧失,没收…
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