disculpa
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disculpa(
dees
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kool
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pah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (pardon)
a. apology
Me pidió que escribiera una disculpa al grupo.He asked me to write an apology to the group.
Mil disculpas por mi atraso.Many apologies for my lateness.
2. (pretext)
a. excuse
Me dio una disculpa por haber llegado tarde.He gave me an excuse for arriving late.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
3.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(used to apologize; second person singular)
a. sorry
¡Disculpa! No te vi ahí.Sorry! I didn't see you there.
4.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(used to request attention; second person singular)
a. excuse me
¡Disculpa! ¿Sabe por dónde queda el parque?Excuse me! Do you know where the park is?
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disculpa
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pretexto)
a. excuse
2. (excusa, perdón)
a. apology
dar disculpasto make excuses
pedir disculpas a alguien (por)to apologize to somebody (for)
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disculpa
1 (pretexto) excuse
2 (perdón) apology
pedir disculpas a algn por algo to apologize to sb for sth
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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