Definition of “to err is human (to forgive divine).” - English Dictionary

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“to err is human (to forgive divine).” in British English

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to err is human (to forgive divine).

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something that you say that means that it is natural for people to make mistakes and it is important to forgive people when they do

(Definition of “to err is human (to forgive divine).” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)