Translation of "pardon" - English-Spanish dictionary

pardon

exclamation uk /ˈpɑː·dən/ us /ˈpɑr·dən/
pardon (me)?

A2 a polite way of asking someone to say again what they have just said

¿perdón?
‘You’ll need an umbrella.’ ‘Pardon?’ ‘I said you’ll need an umbrella.’
pardon me

used to say ‘sorry’ after you have done something rude, for example after letting air from your stomach out of your mouth

perdón
verb uk /ˈpɑː·dən/ us /ˈpɑr·dən/

to officially forgive someone who has committed a crime and allow them to be free

indultar
noun uk /ˈpɑː·dən/ us /ˈpɑr·dən/

an official decision to forgive someone who has committed a crime and allow them to be free

indulto

(Translation of “pardon” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

pardon

verb /ˈpaːdn/

to forgive

perdonar, disculpar
Pardon my asking, but can you help me?

to free (from prison, punishment etc)

indultar
The king pardoned the prisoners.
beg someone’s pardon

to say one is sorry (usually for having offended someone else etc)

pedir perdón/disculpas a alguien
I’ve come to beg (your) pardon for being so rude this morning.
I beg your pardon

I’m sorry

perdón, perdone, disculpe
I beg your pardon – what did you say? I wasn’t listening.
pardon me interjection

expressing a polite apology, especially for not agreeing with someone

¡perdón!, Vd. perdone
Pardon me for interrupting you.

(Translation of “pardon” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)