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What does forfeit mean? #1 (permalink) Fri Aug 06, 2010 20:34 pm   What does forfeit mean?
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #122 "Real Life: Grocery Stores (2)", question 10

The electronic device ......... the credit/debit card information and then proceeds to authorize a payment in order to complete the transaction.

(a) scans
(b) forfeits
(c) resumes
(d) deters

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #122 "Real Life: Grocery Stores (2)", answer 10

The electronic device scans the credit/debit card information and then proceeds to authorize a payment in order to complete the transaction.

Correct answer: (a) scans

Your answer was: incorrect
The electronic device forfeits the credit/debit card information and then proceeds to authorize a payment in order to complete the transaction.
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Hello,
I just would like to know what the word forfeits means.
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What does forfeit mean? #2 (permalink) Fri Aug 06, 2010 20:48 pm   What does forfeit mean?
 

Zalog ili pledge znaci-forfeit
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What does forfeit mean? #3 (permalink) Sat Aug 07, 2010 0:16 am   What does forfeit mean?
 

Hi Tatiana,

You ought to use a good Learners' Dictionary.

http://www.oxfordadvancedlearnersdictionary.com/dictionary/forfeits#forfeit_1
http://www.oxfordadvancedlearnersdictionary.com/dictionary/forfeit_2#forfeit_2
http://www.oxfordadvancedlearnersdictionary.com/dictionary/forfeit_3
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