Meaning of “forgiveness” in the English Dictionary

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"forgiveness" in British English

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forgivenessnoun [ U ]

uk /fəˈɡɪv.nəs/ us /fɚˈɡɪv.nəs/

C2 the act of forgiving or the willingness to forgive:

to ask for/beg forgiveness

(Definition of “forgiveness” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)