apology

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Singular
apology

Plural
apologies

  1. (countable) An apology is words or actions that show you are sorry.
    Thank you both very much, and again, my apologies for keeping you both waiting so late.
    Japan has never offered an official apology for Pearl Harbor.
  2. If you make no apologies for something, you think it was the right thing to do.
    The company president makes no apologies for those high profits, saying people should be pleased the industry is so strong.

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