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  • verb
    pardons; pardoned; pardoning
    [+ obj] to officially say that someone who is guilty of a crime will be allowed to go free and will not be punished
    pardon a criminal
    to say that someone should not be blamed for thinking, doing, or saying something - usually used as (be) pardoned for
    to officially say that a person, country, etc., does not have to pay (a debt)
    used to be polite in asking questions or saying things that could be considered rude
    Pardon my ignorancebut what does naivet mean?
    Pardon my askingbut is that your natural hair color?
    Pardon my saying sobut you look tired today. = You look tired todayif you'll pardon my saying so.
    Pardon me for askingbut how old are you?
    pardon me
    used as a polite way of starting to say something when you are interrupting someone, trying to get someone's attention, or disagreeing with someone
    Pardon mebut can I speak to you privately for a moment?
    Pardon me, (butyou dropped this envelope.
    Pardon mebut I believe you've made a mistake.
    also pardon - used as a polite apology for a minor fault or offense (such as laughing, coughing, or bumping into someone)
    Oh, pardon meI didn't see you standing there.
    also pardon - used as a polite way of asking someone to repeat something spoken
    Pardon meI didn't hear you.
    Are you ready to go? Pardon? I asked if you were ready to go.
    pardon my French
    informal + humorous - used to apologize for using offensive language
    pardon the expression
    plural -dons
    [count] an act of officially saying that someone who was judged to be guilty of a crime will be allowed to go free and will not be punished
    The governor granted him a pardon.
    She received a presidential/royal pardon. [=a pardon from a president or a king or queen]
    formal :forgiveness for something
    He asked/begged my pardon for taking so much of my time. - see also beg your pardon at beg

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