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Definition of "condoning" [condoning]

  • Present participle of condone. (verb)

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Use "condoning" in a sentence
  • "NEWTON: The reverend is joining forces with some in the United States who also feel Britain ` s new law is pushing the envelope too far, in short, condoning sin."
  • "As he was the only person in Bloomdale who behaved in this way, we did what mother calls condoning his offences -- we called on him for odd jobs of repairing and for errands and extra work, such as lighting fires and carrying coals in winter, shoveling snow and breaking paths, weeding gardens in summer, and gathering apples in the fall."
  • "I, too, feel the need to draw a distinction between "condoning" the acts of a government and recognizing its legitimacy."