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forfeited

fawr fi tid

  • v  lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
    you've forfeited your right to name your successor
    forfeited property
  • s  surrendered as a penalty

  • For years, I've hyperventilated at restaurant "tasting menu" checks, forfeited 1,000% markups for bottle service at clubs, neared my credit-card limit for hotel suites, paid usury .
  • Home Bodies Japanese women have forfeited public power for household responsibilities: The Wasted Asset Japanese women are smart and entrepreneurial, so why is so little .
  • Washington must then decide: Is it worth backing a man who forfeited the trust of many Afghans and of the international community whom the harried President has tried to scapegoat .
News & Articles

  • Stearns Co. will auction nearly 400 tax-forfeited lots
    Stearns County will try to sell almost 400 tax-forfeited properties, including prime residential lots in south St. Cloud and Sartell, at a public auction Thursday.
    June 12, 2013 - St. Cloud Times
  • Edward Snowden: Who is he, and what kind of life is he leaving behind?
    In the interest of revealing what he saw as the privacy violations of millions of Americans by their own government, Edward Snowden, 29, has likely forfeited his future at an age when most young adults are still shaping the arc of their lives.
    June 11, 2013 - Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News
  • DGM Minerals Corp. Seeking New Opportunities
    DGM Minerals Corp. announced today that it has terminated its property option agreement with Ressources Maxima Inc. and forfeited its interest in the Notamiche Property.
    June 11, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • Braylon Edwards in Forbes
    We could have closed the door last week,wide receiver Braylon Edwards said. "We had that chance but we forfeited it by losing to a lesser team."
  • Mohamed ElBaradei in Washington Post
    There are concrete elements of suspicion against Iran _ so I am of the opinion that Iran has temporarily forfeited this right and must first win it back through confidence-building measures toward the international community,ElBaradei said.
  • David Obey in Washington Post
    You forfeited any right to squawk about how we cleaned up your mess,Obey said. "Don't blame us for your screw-ups."

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