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apologize

verb [I] ( also UK -ise)
 
 
/əˈpɒlədʒaɪz/
B1 to tell someone that you are sorry about something you have done: The bank apologized for the error. The pilot apologized to passengers for the delay.Making and accepting apologies
Translations of “apologize”
in Arabic يَعْتَذِر…
in Korean 사과하다…
in Malaysian minta maaf…
in French s’excuser (de/pour)…
in Turkish özür dilemek, pişmanlığını bildirmek…
in Italian scusarsi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 道歉, 認錯, 謝罪…
in Russian извиняться…
in Polish przepraszać…
in Vietnamese xin lỗi…
in Spanish disculparse, excusarse…
in Portuguese desculpar-se…
in Thai ขอโทษ…
in German sich entschuldigen…
in Catalan disculpar-se…
in Japanese 謝る, 謝罪する…
in Indonesian minta maaf…
in Chinese (Simplified) 道歉, 认错, 谢罪…
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