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excuse

noun
 
/ɪkˈskjuːs/
B1 a reason that you give to explain why you did something wrong
desculpa, justificativa
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
desculpa, pretexto
Nick was just looking for an excuse to call her.
(Definition of excuse noun from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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