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a•pol•o•gy



Pronunciation: (u-pol'u-jē), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/apology.html on line 75 [key]
n.,
pl. -gies.

1. a written or spoken expression of one's regret, remorse, or sorrow for having insulted, failed, injured, or wronged another: He demanded an apology from me for calling him a crook.
2. a defense, excuse, or justification in speech or writing, as for a cause or doctrine.
3. (cap., italics) a dialogue by Plato, centering on Socrates' defense before the tribunal that condemned him to death.
4. an inferior specimen or substitute; makeshift: The tramp wore a sad apology for a hat.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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See also:
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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/apology.html on line 137 apology (Encyclopedia)

 

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