criminal forfeiture

noun

Legal Definition of criminal forfeiture

: the forfeiture of property used in committing a crime — see also seize — compare confiscate

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“Criminal forfeiture.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/criminal%20forfeiture. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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