Translation of apology in Spanish:

apology

Pronunciation: /əˈpɑːlədʒi; əˈpɒlədʒi/

n (plural -gies)

  • 1 1.1 (expression of regret) (often plural/frecuentemente plural) disculpa (f), excusa (f) please accept my apologies le ruego me disculpe to offer one's apologies disculparse, excusarse [formal], presentar sus ( or mis etc) disculpas or excusas [formal] Jim sends his apologies, but he can't come Jim ha dicho que lo siente mucho pero no puede venir I think I owe you an apology creo que le debo una disculpa to make no apology for sth I make no apology for bringing up the subject no tengo ningún reparo en sacar el tema a colación I make no apology for my remarks no me arrepiento de lo que dije
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    • 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.
    1.2 (for not attending meeting) (British English/inglés británico) apologies from J Brown J Brown envía sus excusas por no poder asistir
  • 2 2.1 (poor specimen)apology for sth it's an apology for a team es un remedo de equipo an apology for a marriage una farsa de matrimonio 2.2apologia
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    • 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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Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.