Definisi 'excuse'

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noun
1 a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc. Terjemahkan
Example:
he kept finding excuses to stay
every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job
his transparent self-justification was unacceptable
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2 a note explaining an absence Terjemahkan
Example:
he had to get his mother to write an excuse for him
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3 a poor example Terjemahkan
Example:
it was an apology for a meal
a poor excuse for an automobile
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4 The act of excusing, apologizing, exculpating, pardoning, releasing, and the like; acquittal; release; absolution; justification; extenuation. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
5 accept an excuse for Terjemahkan
Example:
Please excuse my dirty hands
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6 grant exemption or release to Terjemahkan
Example:
Please excuse me from this class
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7 serve as a reason or cause or justification of Terjemahkan
Example:
Your need to sleep late does not excuse your late arrival at work
Her recent divorce may explain her reluctance to date again
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8 defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning Terjemahkan
Example:
rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior
he rationalized his lack of success
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9 ask for permission to be released from an engagement Terjemahkan
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10 excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with Terjemahkan
Example:
excuse someone's behavior
She condoned her husband's occasional infidelities
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11 To free from accusation, or the imputation of fault or blame; to clear from guilt; to release from a charge; to justify by extenuating a fault; to exculpate; to absolve; to acquit. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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