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verb [intransitive] condescend pronunciation in American English /ˌkɑndəˈsend/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theycondescend
he/she/itcondescends
present participlecondescending
past tensecondescended
past participlecondescended
  1. to behave in a way that shows that you think you are more important or more intelligent than other people
    condescend to do something:

    We waited 20 minutes before she finally condescended to appear.

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