- You use pardon to show that you didn't hear or understand someone.
- "Could you close the door, please?" "Pardon!" "Close the door, please."
- You use pardon when you have made a rude sound like a burp.
- If a government pardons somebody who is guilty of a crime, it allows them to live as though they had not committed the crime.
- The Ethiopian government has pardoned twenty five prisoners who were found guilty in connection to the unrest that rocked the nation.
- When you pardon someone, you forgive them.
- I hope he'll pardon me for what I did to him.
- You say pardon me or I beg your pardon when you didn't hear someone, when you accidentally tough someone, when you want someone's attention, or when you'd like someone to move.
- (countable) A pardon is given when someone is forgiven.
- The soldier was given a pardon for all the acts he had committed while fighting in the war.