Condoning

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Condoning Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Condone \Con*done"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Condoned; p. pr. & vb. n. Condoning.] [L. condonare, -donatum, to give up, remit, forgive; con- + donare to give. See Donate.]
  1. To pardon; to forgive. A fraud which he had either concocted or condoned. --W. Black. It would have been magnanimous in the men then in power to have overlooked all these things, and, condoning the politics, to have rewarded the poetry of Burns. --J. C. Shairp.
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    • Iran raps UN for condoning Israel crimes
      Iran says Israeli atrocities over the past six decades are the result of “leniency” with the Tel Aviv regime. Read more on this news related to 'Condoning'
    • David Ward
      .@ davidwardmp says he's not condoning firing rockets. He just 'understands why people are so desperate that they're doing it'. A Liberal Democrat MP was accused of inciting violence and faces a fresh disciplinary investigation after backing Hamas rocket attacks on Israel. Read more on this news related to 'Condoning'
    • The debate on drones
      For years, the publicly adversarial role the Pakistanis took on drones while privately either condoning or even encouraging them was one side of a seemingly intractable problem; the other side being the arrogance of the US when it came to working with Pakistanis, who the American side seemed more interested in brushing off than finding ways to work with to address Read more on this news related to 'Condoning'

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