Translation of "excuse" - English-Polish dictionary

excuse

noun [ C ] uk us /ɪkˈskjuːs/
REASON

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

wytłumaczenie
[ + for + doing sth ] I hope he's got a good excuse for being so late.
FALSE REASON

B1 a false reason that you give to explain why you do something

wymówka, pretekst
Nick was just looking for an excuse to call her.

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