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  1. excuse

    • v.
      seek to lessen the blame attaching to (a fault or offence); try to justify;forgive (someone) for a fault or offence
    • n.
      a reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offence;a reason put forward to conceal the real reason for an action; a pretext
    • noun: excuse, plural noun: excuses

    • verb: excuse, 3rd person present: excuses, gerund or present participle: excusing, past tense: excused, past participle: excused

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    • 片語
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. seek to lessen the blame attaching to (a fault or offence); try to justify:

      he did nothing to hide or excuse Jacob's cruelty

    • 2. forgive (someone) for a fault or offence:

      you must excuse my brother

      he could be excused for feeling that he was born at the wrong time

    • 3. overlook or make allowances for:

      sit down—excuse the mess

    • 4. (of a fact) serve to mitigate (a person or act):

      his ability excuses most of his faults

    • 5. release (someone) from a duty or requirement:

      it will not be possible to excuse you from attendance

      may I be excused hockey?

    • 6. (used in polite formulas) allow (someone) to leave a room or gathering:

      and now, if you'll excuse us, duty calls

    • 7. say politely that one is leaving:

      I had to excuse myself and go out of the room

    • 8. (used by school pupils) be allowed to leave the room, especially to go to the toilet:

      please, Miss, can I be excused?

    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offence:

      there can be no excuse for any further delay

      the excuse that half the team failed to turn up

    • 2. a reason put forward to conceal the real reason for an action; a pretext:

      as an excuse to get out of the house she went to post a letter

    • 3. a note written by a doctor or parent excusing a pupil from school.
    • 4. a poor or inadequate example of:

      that pathetic excuse for a man!

    • said politely in various contexts, for example when attempting to get someone's attention, asking someone to move so that one may pass, or interrupting or disagreeing with a speaker

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    • used as a polite apology in various contexts, such as when attempting to get someone's attention, asking someone to move so that one may pass, or interrupting a speaker

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    • n. a social dance in which participants may interrupt other pairs in order to change partners.

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    • used to apologize for swearing

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    • used to apologize for swearing

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    • say politely that one is leaving or cannot be present

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    • say politely that one is leaving or cannot be present

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    • 更多解釋
    • v.
      attempt to lessen the blame attaching to (a fault or offense); seek to defend or justify:
    • he did nothing to hide or excuse Jacob's cruelty
    • n.
      a reason or explanation put forward to defend or justify a fault or offense:
    • there can be no possible excuse for any further delay

      no one will have the excuse that they didn’t know

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