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forgive en inglés

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forgiveverb [ I or T, not continuous ]

uk /fəˈɡɪv/ us /fɚˈɡɪv/ forgave, forgiven

B1 to stop blaming or being angry with someone for something that person has done, or not punish them for something:

I don't think she's ever quite forgiven me for getting her name wrong that time.
I've never found it easy to forgive and forget (= to behave as if something wrong had never happened).
I'd never forgive myself if anything happened to the kids.
forgive me B2 formal

used before you ask or say something that might seem rude:

Forgive me for asking, but how much did you pay for your bag?

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forgive a loan/debt

to say that money does not have to be paid back:

The new program would forgive state loans to new graduates who teach in Nebraska.

(Definición de forgive del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

forgive en inglés americano

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forgiveverb [ T ]

us /fərˈɡɪv, fɔr-/ past tense forgave /fərˈɡeɪv, fɔr-/ , past participle forgiven /fərˈɡɪv·ən, fɔr-/

to stop being angry with someone who has done something wrong:

She apologized and he forgave her.
I can’t forgive someone who has treated me so badly.
noun [ U ] us /fərˈɡɪv·nəs, fɔr-/

To my family and friends, I beg your forgiveness for the lies I’ve told.

(Definición de forgive del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

forgive en inglés de negocios

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forgiveverb [ T ]

uk /fəˈɡɪv/ us forgave, forgiven formal ECONOMICS, FINANCE

to allow someone to not have to pay a debt:

Japan agreed to forgive up to 100% of the debts owed to it by the world's poorest countries.
noun [ U ]

debt/loan forgiveness The legislation also includes special loan forgiveness for public servants such as teachers and firefighters.

(Definición de forgive del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)