Excused - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈskjuːzd|  American pronunciation of the word excused
Brit.  |ɪkˈskjuːzd|  British pronunciation of the word excused
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto excuse
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto excuse

adjective

- granted exemption

one of the excused jurors planned to write a book

Examples

He excused the class.

one of the excused jurors planned to write a book

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

I was excused from jury duty.

The teacher excused the class from homework that day.

Her father's illness excused her absence.

The judge excused herself from the case to avoid any appearance of impropriety.

Smith can be excused for his lack of interest in the course (=his lack of interest is reasonable).

Can I be excused from swimming today? I have a cold.

May I please be excused from the table?

Richard excused himself and went to his room.

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