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Synonyms for condone

to grant forgiveness to or for

Synonyms for condone

excuse, overlook, or make allowances for


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UNABLE to control themselves, it appears ``rogue'' Los Angeles Unified School District bureaucrats condoned a heinous plan to stymie state legislation intended to toughen environmental standards for new schools.
Lipson said the conflict arose when Ventura County prosecutors condoned or ignored the lab's decision to break state law by doing unlicensed breath tests for alcohol between March 19 and May 12.
A former inmate brought a [sections] ction against state prison officials alleging that they used, or condoned the use of, excessive force against him in connection with disciplinary proceedings that resulted in special confinement.
The 28-page complaint also charges that the county and the department have condoned ``sexist jokes .
A state inmate brought a [sections] 1983 action against supervising officials at a correctional facility, alleging that they created or condoned official policies, procedures and customs that allowed him to be assaulted by another prisoner and denied medical care for injuries incurred during the assault.
Neither Granada Hills coach Peter Petersen nor Saugus' Wade Williams said they condoned such actions, although Petersen said he wanted his goalie protected (goalie Eric Diamond was hit, which started the brawl).
Presumably the council condones the felling, just as in the 1960s it condoned the destruction of the monastery ruins in Greyfriars Road when a 12-metre high renaissance facade was pulled down.
Turner has proposed to edit any scenes or references "where smoking appeared to be condoned, acceptable, glamorised or where it might encourage imitation".
McCourt said he believed stadium security handled the matter properly, and said ``neither Milton's behavior, nor the behavior of the fan, is condoned.
The detainee alleged that his injuries resulted from the authority's alleged failure to properly train its officers and that the authority condoned the use of excessive force.
School principals that allowed or condoned their students walking out of school to protest on Wednesday should be immediately suspended from their positions.
A captain's willingness to follow the wrong orders leads Cole to take command of the ship and win a major battle; but despite his success his mutiny cannot be condoned and he is brought to trial on a 'done deal' arrangement.
Although the meeting started on time - thanks to the decree by Garcetti that tardiness is no longer condoned now that he's in charge - the first hour and a half was devoted to ego-flattering presentations, including one in which West Valley Councilman Dennis Zine got an honorary membership in a ladies' social club.
I would have condoned the illegal unnecessary Iraq war.
It feels particularly ironic to be talking about ending guns and ending violence when we have been watching killings on our TVs in the past few months that have been condoned.