Meaning of APOLOGY in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ əpɒlədʒi ]

( apologies)


An apology is something that you say or write in order to tell someone that you are sorry that you have hurt them or caused trouble for them.

We received a letter of apology...

He made a public apology for the team’s performance.



If you offer or make your apologies , you apologize. ( FORMAL )

When Mary finally appeared, she made her apologies to Mrs Madrigal.

N-PLURAL : usu poss N


If you say that you make no apologies for what you have done, you are emphasizing that you feel that you have done nothing wrong.

Union officials made no apologies for the threatened chaos.

PHRASE : V inflects

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