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Correct spelling:
forfeiture
Definition:

Act of forfeiting.

Synonyms:
punishment (noun)
revenge, payment, burden, confinement, punishment, penalty, chastisement, distress, incarceration, agony, fine, sentence, execution, price, judgment, discipline, imprisonment, retribution, castigation, anguish, reprisal, crucifixion, correction, torture, affliction, verdict, persecution.
loss (noun)
ruin, shrinkage, depletion, divestiture, setback, penalty, privation, exhaustion, dispossession, dissolution, loss, dissipation, erosion, debit, attrition, decrement, decrease, deprivation, expropriation.
noncompliance (noun)
omission, disobedience, infraction, violation, infringement, noncompliance, neglect, transgression, evasion, bad faith.
abandonment (noun)
giving up, relinquishment.
penalty (noun)
premium, encumbrance, discipline, fine, chastisement, penalty, correction, burden, punishment, abatement, retribution, discount, judgment, handicap, drawback, deduction.
Other synonyms:
cancel, alienation, assign, assignment, blind trust, cause, ritual killing, bail, mulct, attest, forfeit, alienate, cancellation, sacrifice, damages.
Common misspellings:
  1. forfiture (40%)
  2. forfieture (40%)
  3. forfeture (20%)
Examples of usage:
  1. The penalty for trading for one who was not free of the corporation was forfeiture of his goods.
    - - "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
  2. I was ignorant of legal procedure, but greatly feared that my non- appearance in the court would entail the forfeiture of the sureties, and, as the session was near an end, postpone the trial indefinitely.
    - - "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly. - "The Mistress of Bonaventure", Harold Bindloss.
  3. He is also to furnish a list of articles to the treasurer, previous to the auction, under the penalty of forfeiture of he enters into at the time he is appointed to that situation.
    - - "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly. - "The Mistress of Bonaventure", Harold Bindloss. recognizances - "The Present Picture of New South Wales (1811)", David Dickinson Mann.
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.

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