verb (used with object), for·gave [fer-geyv], /fərˈgeɪv/, for·giv·en, for·giv·ing.
verb (used without object), for·gave [fer-geyv], /fərˈgeɪv/, for·giv·en, for·giv·ing.
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Their failure to defend democracy at this moment of testing cannot be excused and will not be forgiven.Republicans, it isn’t too late to stand up for the nation|Michael Gerson|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
The federal government promised that PPP loans could be entirely forgiven, making them far more attractive than what most businesses could find without government help.More than half of emergency small-business funds went to larger businesses, new data shows|Jonathan O'Connell, Andrew Van Dam, Aaron Gregg, Alyssa Fowers|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
Given our take, you would be forgiven for presuming that DoorDash is targeting an aggressive price.DoorDash aims to add $11 billion to its valuation during public offering|Alex Wilhelm|November 30, 2020|TechCrunch
The Democrat would like it to include funding for another round of stimulus checks, aid for small businesses, forgiving $10,000 per person of federal student loans, and increasing monthly Social Security checks by $200 per month.
When Looney announced his commitment to the net-zero target, many longtime energy investors could be forgiven for wincing.BP is laying out its vision for a low-carbon future. Investors are skeptical|kdunn6|September 28, 2020|Fortune
Moviegoers who are looking for another Million Dollar Baby or Unforgiven are going to be disappointed, frankly.
That heavy burden of unforgiven transgressions, which lies so heavy on many consciences, no longer presses them down.Practical Religion|John Charles Ryle
Only a girl's folly, which unforgiven must seem something worse.A Set of Rogues|Frank Barrett
And if unforgiven, could the cry of a rabble at such a scene bind a nation?Lord George Bentinck|Benjamin Disraeli
It was inhuman to go off to church, and leave a sinner in suspense, unpunished, unforgiven.Tales and Fantasies|Robert Louis Stevenson
But to Pretty Pierre, forgiven or unforgiven, he would keep his word.Pierre And His People, [Tales of the Far North], Complete|Gilbert Parker