Translation of "excuse" - English-Italian dictionary

excuse

noun uk /ɪkˈskjuːs/

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

scusa, giustificazione
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

scusa
Nick was just looking for an excuse to call her.

(Translation of “excuse noun” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)