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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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l The airport: A thank-you to all the people on this side of the city for forfeiting personal issues, including votes, in an effort to promote Birmingham.
Miraj went on to finish second, forfeiting on an injury default in the final, and Timson lost his consolation-round opener 12-7 to Barstow's Sam Barnhart, the fourth-place finisher.
By pairing a SPIA and a guaranteed UL policy, a client avoids the risk of forfeiting the SPIA premium if he or she dies prematurely, because at death the life insurance proceeds will replace the investment in the SPIA.