apology
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (expression of regret)
a. la disculpa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I think you owe me an apology for last night.Creo que me debes una disculpa por lo de anoche.
2. (travesty)
a. birria
What an apology for an essay. You can write better than this!Qué birria de ensayo. ¡Puedes escribir mejor que esto!
apologies
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (regretful explanation) (United Kingdom)
a. las excusas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We have had apologies from Ed and Jean. They can't come to the meeting because they're on vacation.Ed y Jean nos presentaron sus excusas. No pueden asistir a la reunión porque están de vacaciones.
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apology
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la disculpa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to make/offer an apologydisculparse
I owe you an apologyte debo una disculpa
please accept my apologiesle ruego (que) acepte mis disculpas
2. (pejorative)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
an apology for a dinneruna birria de cena
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apology [əˈpɒlədʒɪ]
noun
1 (expression of regret) disculpa (f)
letter of apology carta (f) de disculpa; I demand an apology exijo una disculpa; to make or offer an apology disculparse; presentar sus excusas;for por; to make no apology or apologies for sth no tener reparo en algo
It was a battling performance and I make no apologies for the way we played
I make no apologies for being blunt no tengo ningún reparo en serle franco
I make no apologies for what I've done or the way I am
please accept my apologies le ruego me disculpe; I owe you an apology te debo una disculpa; to send an apology (at meeting) presentar sus excusas; there are apologies from Gerry and Jane se han excusado Gerry y Jane
2 (Literat) apología (f)
3
an apology for a stew una birria de guisado; this apology for a letter esta que apenas se puede llamar carta
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "apology"
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please accept my apology
acepta mis disculpas, por favor
apology letter
carta de disculpa
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