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forfeit

1. Law something confiscated as a penalty for an offence, breach of contract, etc.
2. 
a. a game in which a player has to give up an object, perform a specified action, etc., if he commits a fault
b. an object so given up
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The BI earlier reaffirmed its order forfeiting the missionary visa of Sister Fox and ordering her to leave the country.
However, Kanu's whereabouts have remained unknown after the military attacked his hometown in Abia State last year, a development that has placed his sureties at risk of being sent to prison or forfeiting their bail bond.
SSP ordered to forfeiting 6 months service of SHO Civil Lines, SI Wasim Shahzad and also issued three show cause notice besides forfeiting six month service of SHO Rail Bazaar, SI Muhamamd Ali and issuing show cause notice to Inspector Saad Sauood Safdar, SHO Kotwali police station.
On article 148 of the UAE Civil Code, the Ministry of Justice's commentary provides that "the rules relating to the forfeiting and restoration of earnest money/deposits are not rules of damages, but are part of the contractual intention of the parties-.If the contract proceeds, the earnest money/deposit will be accounted for in the price to be paid."
THE head of Royal Bank of Scotland's (RBS) investment banking arm is to step down - forfeiting PS4m in shares, it was reported last night.