Condonation

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Definition: Condonation


Quick Summary of Condonation


One person’s approval of another’s activities, constituting a defense to a fault divorce. For example, if a wife did not object to her husband’s adultery and later tries to use it as grounds for a divorce, he could argue that she had condoned his behavior and could perhaps prevent her from divorcing him on these grounds.




What is the dictionary definition of Condonation?

Dictionary Definition


a pardon by treating the offender as if the offense had not occurred.

  1. The condoning of an offence
  2. The forgiveness of matrimonial infidelity

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Definition Sources


Definitions for Condonation are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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