Excusable - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈskjuːzəbl|  American pronunciation of the word excusable
Brit.  |ɪkˈsjuːzəb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word excusable

adjective

- easily excused or forgiven (syn: forgivable, venial)

Examples

His boss excused the mistake but told him to be more careful next time.

Please excuse me for not calling sooner.

I was excused from jury duty.

The teacher excused the class from homework that day.

Nothing can excuse that kind of rudeness.

Her father's illness excused her absence.

What's your excuse for being so late?

She had no valid excuse for not finishing her homework.

He's always making excuses for himself.

I made my excuses and left.

His birthday gives us a good excuse for a party.

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