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condone

Definition of condone

Etymology

    From Latin condōno ("forgive")

Verb

to condone (third-person singular simple present condones, present participle condoning, simple past and past participle condoned)

  1. (transitive) To forgive, excuse or overlook (something).
  2. (transitive) To allow, accept or permit (something).
  3. (transitive, law) To forgive (marital infidelity or other marital offense).

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