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1. (n) something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty;
2. (n) a penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something; "the contract specified forfeits if the work was not completed on time"
3. (n) the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
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