Definitions for condonekənˈdoʊn
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excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with
"excuse someone's behavior"; "She condoned her husband's occasional infidelities"
To forgive, excuse or overlook (something).
To allow, accept or permit (something).
To forgive (marital infidelity or other marital offense).
Origin: * From condono, con- + donare.
to pardon; to forgive
to pardon; to overlook the offense of; esp., to forgive for a violation of the marriage law; -- said of either the husband or the wife
Origin: [L. condonare, -donatum, to give up, remit, forgive; con- + donare to give. See Donate.]
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