Definition of condone verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

condone

 verb
verb
NAmE//kənˈdoʊn//
 
condone somethingcondone (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.
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