- n. 原谅；赦免；宽恕
- vt. 原谅；赦免；宽恕
- n. (Pardon)人名；(德、法、捷)帕尔东
CET4 TEM4 考 研 CET6
- pardon: see date, forgive
- pardon (n.)
- late 13c., "papal indulgence," from Old French pardon, from pardoner "to grant; forgive" (11c., Modern French pardonner), "to grant, forgive," from Vulgar Latin *perdonare "to give wholeheartedly, to remit," from Latin per- "through, thoroughly" (see per) + donare "give, present" (see donation).
Meaning "passing over an offense without punishment" is from c. 1300, also in the strictly ecclesiastical sense; sense of "pardon for a civil or criminal offense; release from penalty or obligation" is from late 14c. earlier in Anglo-French. Weaker sense of "excuse for a minor fault" is attested from 1540s.
- pardon (v.)
- mid-15c., "to forgive for offense or sin," from Old French pardoner (see pardon (n.)).
'I grant you pardon,' said Louis XV to Charolais, who, to divert himself, had just killed a man; 'but I also pardon whoever will kill you.' [Marquis de Sade, "Philosophy in the Bedroom"]Related: Pardoned; pardoning. Pardon my French as exclamation of apology for obscene language is from 1895.
- 1. It's enough to make you wet yourself, if you'll pardon the expression.
- 2. That, if you'll pardon my saying so, is neither here nor there.
- 3. I was impolite and I do beg your pardon.
- 4. "Will you let me open it?"— 'Pardon.' — 'Can I open it.'
- 5. I beg your pardon, pray continue.
[ pardon 造句 ]