简明英汉词典

apology
[E5pClEdVi]
n.
(为某种思想, 宗教, 哲学等)辩解, 道歉

美国传统词典[双解]

apology
a.pol.o.gy
AHD:[…-p?l“…-j?]
D.J.[*6p%l*d9i8]
K.K.[*6p$l*d9i]
n.(名词)
【复数】 a.pol.o.gies

(1)

An acknowledgment expressing regret or asking pardon for a fault or offense.
道歉认错,愧悔:因错误和冒犯而承认后悔,乞求原谅

(2)

A formal justification or defense.
正式辩解,正式辩护

(3)

An explanation or excuse:
解释,说明:
“The consequence of those measures will be the best apology for my conduct”(Daniel Defoe)
“这些措施的结果将是我行为的最好的解释”(丹尼尔·迪福)

(4)

An inferior substitute:
勉强代用品:
The sagging cot was a poor apology for a bed.
下陷的帆布床是床的一个低劣的代用品

语源

(1)

Latin apologia
拉丁语 apologia

(2)

from Greek
源自 希腊语

(3)

apo- [apo-]
apo- [前缀,表示“离开”,“远离”]

(4)

logos [speech] * see leg-
logos [讲话,言辞] *参见 leg-

参考词汇

(1)

apologyapologeticapologiadefensejustification

(2)

The central meaning shared by these nouns is “a statement that justifies or defends something, such as a past action or a policy”:
这些名词共有的中心意思是“为某事物,如过去的行为、政策辩解或辩护而作的声明”:
a report that is an apology for capital punishment;
为死刑辩护的报告;
an apologetic for fascism;
为法西斯主义辩护;
a version of the story that is an apologia for malfeasance;
为渎职辩解的小说译本;
offered a defense based on ignorance of the circumstances;
以对情况一无所知为由而作的辩解;
an intellectually untenable justification for police brutality.
为警方暴行而作的在理性上站不住脚的辩护。

现代英汉词典

apology
[E5pRlEdVI]
n.
-gies

(1)

道歉

(2)

辩解;辩护

(3)

勉强的代用品
It is a sad apology for a hat.
这凑合着是个帽子的代用品。

现代英汉综合大辞典

apology
[E5pClEdVi]
n.

(1)

道歉, 认错, 谢罪

(2)

辩解; 辩护

(3)

勉强的代用物
an apology for the Christian religion
为基督教所作的辩护
I owe him an apology.
我应向他道歉。
It's a sad apology for a hat.
这是一个勉强的帽子代用品。

习惯用语

an apology to sb. for sth.
为...向某人道歉

an apology to sb. for doing sth.
为...向某人道歉

an apology for sth.
不像样的代替品

in apology for
为...辩护

lame apology
站不住脚的辩护; 漏洞百出的借口

offer an apology to sb. for sth.
为某事向某人道歉

make an apology to sb. for sth.
为某事向某人道歉

offer one's apology to sb. for sth.
为某事向某人道歉

make one's apology to sb. for sth.
为某事向某人道歉

用法词典

apology
apologize的名词形

美国传统词典

apology
a.pol.o.gy
AHD:[…-p?l“…-j?]
D.J.[*6p%l*d/i8]
K.K.[*6p$l*d/i]
n.
pl. a.pol.o.gies

(1)

An acknowledgment expressing regret or asking pardon for a fault or offense.

(2)

A formal justification or defense.

(3)

An explanation or excuse:
“The consequence of those measures will be the best apology for my conduct”(Daniel Defoe)

(4)

An inferior substitute:
The sagging cot was a poor apology for a bed.

语源

(1)

Latin apologia

(2)

from Greek

(3)

apo- [apo-]

(4)

logos [speech] * see leg-

参考词汇

(1)

apology, apologetic, apologia, defense, justification

(2)

The central meaning shared by these nouns is “a statement that justifies or defends something, such as a past action or a policy”:
a report that is an apology for capital punishment;
an apologetic for fascism;
a version of the story that is an apologia for malfeasance;
offered a defense based on ignorance of the circumstances;
an intellectually untenable justification for police brutality.

英汉法学大词典

apology
n.道歉

英汉航空大词典

apology
n.道歉

英汉化学大词典

apology
n.道歉,勉强代用的东西

英汉经贸大词典

apology
n.道歉,勉强代用的东西

英汉计算机大词典

apology
n.道歉(勉强代用的东西)

英汉机械大词典

apology
n.道歉,勉强代用的东西

英汉能源大词典

apology
n.道歉,勉强代用的东西

英汉心理学大词典

apology
辩护

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