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condom (KON duhm) (noun)
A flexible sheath, usually made of thin rubber or latex: A condom, to be worn by a man, is recommended by doctors as a way to prevent a woman from becoming pregnant or to prevent the spread of sexual diseases.
condone (kuhn DOHN) (verb)
To overlook, forgive, or disregard an offense or bad behavior without protest or censure: The dean at the university decided to condone the behavior of the students this time, refusing to call in the authorities.
condominium (kon" duh MIN ee uhm) (noun)
A building or complex in which units of property, such as apartments, are owned by individuals and common parts of the property; such as, the grounds and building structure, are owned jointly by the unit owners: Reed and Lorene were considering the purchase of a condominium in the same building where their aunt and uncle were living.

The president of the condominium owners association would not condone the existence of a condom in the elevator.

condone (verb), condones; condoned; condoning
1. To forgive or to approve of something that is considered to be wrong: When Sam’s aunt discovered that he had broken her favorite vase, she wanted to condone him because it happened accidentally and as a result he cried because he was so relieved.
2. To allow something, which is considered wrong, to continue: Articles about officials in a certain country are said to condone terrorism as described in the newspaper lately.

School officials said they would not condone the kind of behavior where children are bullied by other children.

To forgive or to overlook a misconduct.
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To ignore some bad behavior.
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