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English definition of “condone”

condone

verb [T]     /kənˈdəʊn/ US  /-ˈdoʊn/
to accept or allow behaviour that is wrong: If the government is seen to condone violence, the bloodshed will never stop.Allowing and permitting
(Definition of condone verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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