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  Definition of pardon
  1. the act of excusing a mistake or offense
  2. the formal act of liberating someone
  3. a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
  4. grant a pardon to; "Ford pardoned Nixon"; "The Thanksgiving turkey was pardoned by the President"
  5. accept an excuse for; "Please excuse my dirty hands"
Similar Words: forgiveness, amnesty, free pardon, excuse

 

Hyponyms: condonation, exculpation, amnesty

 

Derivational Morphology: excuse, amnesty, free pardon, pardoner, forgiver, excuser, forgiveness, alibi, exculpation, self-justification

 

 
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