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English definition of “be an apology for sth”

be an apology for sth

UK informal
to be an extremely bad example of something: You're not coming out because you're tired? That's an apology for an excuse!Not of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for bad
(Definition of be an apology for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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