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con·done / kənˈdōn/ • v. [tr.] accept and allow (behavior that is considered morally wrong or offensive) to continue: the college cannot condone behavior that involves illicit drugs. ∎  approve or sanction (something), esp. with reluctance: the practice is not officially condoned by any airline. DERIVATIVES: con·don·a·ble adj. con·do·na·tion / -ˈnāshən; -dō-/ n. con·don·er n.

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condone. XIX — L. condōnāre refrain from punishment as a favour, f. CON- + dōnāre give (cf. PARDON), a term of canon law with spec. reference to violation of the marriage vow.
So condonation XVII.

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