nonforfeiture

noun
non·​for·​fei·​ture | \ ˌnän-ˈfȯr-fə-ˌchu̇r How to pronounce nonforfeiture (audio) , -chər, -ˌt(y)u̇r \

Definition of nonforfeiture

1 : failure or refusal to forfeit something investigated the nonforfeiture of the shipment often used before another nounnonforfeiture offenses
2 : the state or condition of not being subject to forfeiture usually used before another nounA policy expires when it has run past its grace period with premiums unpaid and has exhausted any benefits available under the nonforfeiture option …— Stephan R. Leimberg et al.

First Known Use of nonforfeiture

1829, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Nonforfeiture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonforfeiture. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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