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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Condonation  \Con`do*na"tion\,  n.  [L.  condonatio  a  giving  away.] 
  1.  The  act  of  condoning  or  pardoning. 
 
  2.  (Law)  Forgiveness,  either  express  or  implied,  by  a  husband 
  of  his  wife  or  by  a  wife  of  her  husband,  for  a  breach  of 
  marital  duty,  as  adultery,  with  an  implied  condition  that 
  the  offense  shall  not  be  repeated.  --Bouvier.  Wharton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  condonation 
  n  :  a  pardon  by  treating  the  offender  as  if  the  offense  had  not 
  occurred 




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