refrain from punishing
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  • let — let1 verb (lets, letting; past and past participle let) 1》 not prevent or forbid; allow. 2》 used in the imperative to express an intention, proposal, or instruction: let s have a drink. 3》 used to express an assumption upon which a theory or… …   English new terms dictionary

  • condone — con·done /kən dōn/ vt con·doned, con·don·ing [Latin condonare to give away, absolve]: to pardon or overlook voluntarily Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. condone …   Law dictionary

  • condone — [kən dəʊn] verb 1》 [usu. with negative] accept or forgive (behaviour considered wrong or offensive). 2》 approve or sanction, especially reluctantly. Derivatives condonation ˌkɒndə neɪʃ(ə)n noun condoner noun Origin C19 (earlier (C17) as… …   English new terms dictionary

  • let someone off — 1》 refrain from punishing someone. 2》 excuse someone from a task or obligation. → let …   English new terms dictionary

  • let off — ► let off 1) cause (a gun, firework, or bomb) to fire or explode. 2) refrain from punishing. 3) excuse (someone) from a task or obligation. Main Entry: ↑let …   English terms dictionary

  • condonation — condone ► VERB ▪ accept or forgive (an offence or wrongdoing). DERIVATIVES condonation noun. ORIGIN Latin condonare refrain from punishing …   English terms dictionary

  • condone — ► VERB ▪ accept or forgive (an offence or wrongdoing). DERIVATIVES condonation noun. ORIGIN Latin condonare refrain from punishing …   English terms dictionary

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