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English definition of “condolence”

condolence

noun [C/U]  /kənˈdoʊ·ləns/ us  
an expression of sympathy esp. for the family of a person who has recently died, or the sympathy expressed: [U] a letter of condolence [C] The mayor offered his condolences.
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