Definitions for condonekənˈdoʊn

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  1. excuse, condone(verb)

    excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with

    "excuse someone's behavior"; "She condoned her husband's occasional infidelities"

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  1. condone(Verb)

    To forgive, excuse or overlook (something).

  2. condone(Verb)

    To allow, accept or permit (something).

  3. condone(Verb)

    To forgive (marital infidelity or other marital offense).

  4. Origin: * From condono, con- + donare.

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  1. Condone(verb)

    to pardon; to forgive

  2. Condone(verb)

    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

  3. Origin: [L. condonare, -donatum, to give up, remit, forgive; con- + donare to give. See Donate.]


Translations for condone

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  • извинявам, прощавам, опрощавам, позволявамBulgarian
  • perdonar, condonarSpanish
  • suvaita, antaa anteeksi, hyväksyäFinnish
  • autoriser, pardonner, permettreFrench
  • mathScottish Gaelic
  • vergeven, toelatenDutch
  • разрешать, допускать, прощатьRussian
  • tolerera, överse med, ha överseende medSwedish

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