Translation of apology in Spanish:
noun plural -gies
- 1 1.1 (expression of regret) (often plural) please accept my apologiesle ruego me disculpeto offer one's apologiesdisculparseJim sends his apologies, but he can't come
presentar sus ( or mis etc) disculpas or excusas [formal]Jim ha dicho que lo siente mucho pero no puede venirI think I owe you an apologycreo que le debo una disculpato make no apology for somethingI make no apology for bringing up the subjectno tengo ningún reparo en sacar el tema a colaciónI make no apology for my remarksno me arrepiento de lo que dijeExample sentences1.2 (for not attending meeting) (British English) apologies from J Brown
J Brown envía sus excusas por no poder asistir
- Have been severely incapacitated by latest pregnancy symptoms so apologies for absence.
- Other councillors, who were unable to attend, sent their apologies and offered their support.
- At the February meeting of the Association three new members were welcomed and despite some apologies the meeting was very well attended.
- 2 2.1 (poor specimen)apology
forsomethingit's an apology for a teames un remedo de equipoan apology for a marriageuna farsa de matrimonio2.2→ apologiaExample sentences
- It is all very well to talk about Pub City and Fun City, but it all happens in this poor apology of a downtown, a very long way off from the workplace that gets longer by the day with every additional vehicle they buy.
- Its American cousin makes a poor apology for a nest, it is true, merely a loose bundle or platform of sticks, as flimsily put together as a dove's nest.
- But in this sorry apology for a summer, show day on Sunday dawned with glorious sunshine and warm temperatures.
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