English to Maori Meaning of excuse - kupu

Excuse :

kupu, taparuraa, take, maminga, te faaoreraa hara, tohu, te aroha noa, manawanui, mawhiti, whakawāteatanga, tuku, hi'o, whanganga, inenga, ahu, taikaha, paingia, ngawari, tika, arai, i huna ahau, faanahoraa

kupu, tohu, whakarerea noatia, whakarerea noatia e, whakarapa, hoatu he kupu, tohe

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Definitions of excuse in English
Noun(1) a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.(2) a note explaining an absence(3) a poor example
Verb(1) accept an excuse for(2) grant exemption or release to(3) serve as a reason or cause or justification of(4) defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning(5) ask for permission to be released from an engagement(6) excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with
Examples of excuse in English
(1) The newest excuse for sickness and probably the next bandwagon to jump on for a claim is sick building syndrome.(2) Since men who've known the horror and stress of war would not excuse such crimes why are so many conservatives willing to do so?(3) Were scheduling conflicts an excuse or a real factor in your relationship?(4) But it is these days difficult to avoid the tangled mess of geopolitical analysis, so please excuse my taking liberties this week.(5) Kym kicked 2 goals and his team won the game but his real excuse to take the day off on Monday arrived at 3.30 that morning.(6) Students also believed their colleagues use age as an excuse to mask their real reasons for not returning to school, whatever those reasons might be.(7) She glared at Sean with a look that conveyed that she didn't buy his excuse for a second.(8) To excuse sin as sickness is a tempting way to avoid responsibility.(9) However, there's also a statutory defence for the defence to show that they had a reasonable excuse for failing to turn up.(10) It can be said that Tuesday night is the one night when there is no real excuse to party.(11) The difficulties encountered in investigations did not excuse wrongdoing on the part of gardaÔö£┬í, Mr McDowell said.(12) it will not be possible to excuse you from attendance(13) that pathetic excuse for a man!(14) there can be no possible excuse for any further delay(15) He would soon be writing to RAZ asking the referees' body to excuse him so he could concentrate on his mayoral duties.(16) it will not be possible to excuse you from jury duty
Related Phrases of excuse
(1) excuse me ::
tukua ahau
(2) make an excuse ::
hanga i te kupu
(3) give an excuse ::
hoatu he kupu
(4) lame excuse ::
kopa kupu
(5) good excuse ::
kupu pai
(6) use as an excuse ::
whakamahi hei kupu whakahoki
(7) on the excuse of ::
i runga i te kupu o
1. justification ::
2. pretext ::
3. travesty of ::
heahea o
4. apology ::
6. forgive ::
whakarerea noatia
7. justify ::
9. pardon ::
10. condone ::
11. beg off ::
tono mea atu
12. relieve ::
13. explain ::
Different Forms
excuse, excused, excuses, excusing
Word Example from TV Shows
- Excuse me.
- Hang on.

- Excuse me. - Hang on.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 1

...well, excuse my language,
but my bathing-suit parts.

...well, EXCUSE my language, but my bathing-suit parts.

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 1

Wha...? Excuse
me, you have

Wha...? Excuse me, you have

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 16

Excuse me,
are you saying that Wil Wheaton...

Excuse me, are you saying that Wil Wheaton...

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 5

Excuse me.

Excuse me.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 2

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