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Definition of condone verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



condone something condone (somebody) doing somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they condone
he / she / it condones
past simple condoned
-ing form condoning
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to accept behavior that is morally wrong or to treat it as if it were not serious Terrorism can never be condoned. The college cannot condone any behavior that involves illicit drugs.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: condone