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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀπολογία(apología), equivalent to απο-(apo-, from) +‎ λόγος(lógos, speech) +‎ -ία(-ía).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /akozˈmia/
  • Hyphenation: α‧κο‧σμί‧α

NounEdit

απολογία (apologíaf (plural απολογίες)

  1. (law) defence, justification, plea (excuse which provides support for behavior or for a belief or occurrence)
    Το δικαστήριο άκουσε την απολογία του κατηγορουμένου.‎ ― To dikastírio ákouse tin apología tou katigorouménou. ― The court heard the defendant's plea.
  2. (literary, religion) apologia

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