Bedeutung von "excuse" Essential English Dictionary

excuse

noun uk /ɪkˈskjuːs/

B1 a reason that you give to explain why you did something wrong:

I hope he’s got a good excuse for being so late.

B1 a false reason that you give to explain why you do something:

Nick was just looking for an excuse to call her.

(Definition von "excuse noun" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)