can be forgiven

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Definition of can be forgiven

used to say that what a person does or feels is understandable or that a person should not be blamed for doing or feeling somethingHe can be forgiven for feeling this way after all he's been through.

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“Can be forgiven.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/can%20be%20forgiven. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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