perdoar

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese perdõar ‎(to forgive), from Vulgar Latin *perdonāre (compare Spanish and Catalan perdonar, French pardonner, Italian perdonare), from Latin per- + dōnāre ‎(to give), a loan-translation of a Germanic word represented by Frankish *firgeban ‎(to forgive, give up completely), from fir- + geban. More at forgive.

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perdoar ‎(first-person singular present indicative perdoo, past participle perdoado)

  1. to forgive; to pardon
  2. (law) to pardon (to grant an official pardon for a crime)
  3. to treat mercifully
  4. to forgive a debt

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For usage examples of this term, see Citations:perdoar.

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