apologia


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ap·o·lo·gi·a

 (ăp′ə-lō′jē-ə, -jə)
n.
A formal defense or justification. See Synonyms at apology.

[Latin, apology; see apology.]

apologia

(ˌæpəˈləʊdʒɪə)
n
a formal written defence of a cause or one's beliefs or conduct

ap•o•lo•gi•a

(ˌæp əˈloʊ dʒi ə)

n., pl. -gi•as.
a defense or justification of one's beliefs, attitudes, or actions.
[1775–85; < Late Latin < Greek]

apologia

a formal apology, especially on behalf of some belief or doctrine.
See also: Religion
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.apologia - a formal written defense of something you believe in stronglyapologia - a formal written defense of something you believe in strongly
vindication, defense, defence - the justification for some act or belief; "he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"

apologia

noun defence, case, argument, explanation, plea, apology, justification The left have seen the work as an apologia for privilege.

apologia

noun
A statement that justifies or defends something, such as a past action or policy:
Translations

apologia

[ˌæpəˈleʊdʒɪə] Napología f

apologia

[ˌæpəˈləʊdʒɪə] (formal) napologie f
an apologia for sth → une apologie de qch

apologia

nRechtfertigung f, → Apologie f (also Philos)
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