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A formal defense or justification. See Synonyms at apology.
[Latin, apology; see apology.]
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a formal written defence of a cause or one's beliefs or conduct
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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]
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a formal apology, especially on behalf of some belief or doctrine.See also: Religion
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noun defence, case, argument, explanation, plea, apology, justification The left have seen the work as an apologia for privilege.
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apologia[ˌæpəˈleʊdʒɪə] N → apología f
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