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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I can't condone that type of behavior, that is unacceptable.
Michael's does not condone blackface performances of any kind. it's coincidence.
It would force individuals to have to condone, accept, even celebrate, sexual immorality.
As Athletics Kenya our policy is very clear: we do not condone doping, we will not hide anyone who is caught doping.
While there is a need to demand respect of jurisdictional boundaries, I could never condone violence against officers.
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