Translation of "excuse" - English-Japanese dictionary

excuse

noun uk /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.

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