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apologize

verb [I] uk ( UK usually apologise)   /əˈpɒl.ə.dʒaɪz/ us    /-ˈpɑː.lə-/
B1 to tell someone that you are sorry for having done something that has caused problems or unhappiness for them: I must apologize to Isobel for my lateness. Trains may be subject to delay - we apologize for any inconvenience caused. She apologized profusely for having to leave at 3.30 p.m.
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in Korean 사과하다…
in Arabic يَعْتَذِر…
in French s’excuser (de/pour)…
in Turkish özür dilemek, pişmanlığını bildirmek…
in Italian scusarsi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 道歉, 認錯, 謝罪…
in Russian извиняться…
in Polish przepraszać…
in Spanish disculparse, excusarse…
in Portuguese desculpar-se…
in German sich entschuldigen…
in Catalan disculpar-se…
in Japanese 謝る, 謝罪する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 道歉, 认错, 谢罪…
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