Definition of Condone in English :

Define Condone in English

Condone meaning in English

Meaning of Condone in English

Pronunciation of Condone in English

Condone pronunciation in English

Pronounce Condone in English


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1. condone, excuse

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

Example Sentences:
'excuse someone's behavior'
'She condoned her husband's occasional infidelities'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (transitive)
to overlook or forgive (an offence)
2. law
(esp of a spouse) to pardon or overlook (an offence, usually adultery)

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verb transitiveWord forms: conˈdoned or conˈdoning
to forgive, pardon, or overlook (an offense)

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tr.v. con·doned, con·don·ing, con·dones
To overlook, forgive, or disregard (an offense) without protest or censure. See Synonyms at forgive.

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