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Translation of "excuse" - English-Spanish dictionary

excuse

verb   /ɪkˈskjuːz/ ( present participle excusing, past tense and past participle excused)
B1 to forgive someone for something that is not very serious disculpar Please excuse my appearance – I’ve been painting.
to say that someone does not have to do something eximir Could I be excused from football training today?
excuse me
A1 used to politely get someone’s attention disculpe Excuse me, does this bus go to Oxford Street?
excuse me
used to ask someone politely to move so that you can get past perdón
noun   /ɪkˈskjuːs/
B1 a reason that you give to explain why you did something wrong excusa 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 pretexto Nick was just looking for an excuse to call her.
(Definition of excuse from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

excuse

verb /ikˈskjuːz/
to forgive or pardon perdonar, excusar Excuse me – can you tell me the time? I’ll excuse your carelessness this time.
to free (someone) from a task, duty etc dispensar May I be excused from swimming practice today?
excusable /ikˈskjuːzəbl/ adjective
pardonable perdonable The goalkeeper’s mistake was excusable.
(Definition of excuse from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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