Condonation



[kon-doh-ney-shuh n] /ˌkɒn doʊˈneɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the act of ; the overlooking or implied forgiving of an offense.
n.

1620s, from Latin condonationem (nominative condonatio) “a giving away,” noun of action from condonare (see condone).

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