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excuse

noun
 
/ɪkˈskjuːs/
B1 a reason that you give to explain why you did something wrong
(失敗などの)理由
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
言い訳, 口実
Nick was just looking for an excuse to call her.
(Definition of excuse noun from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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