απολογία

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.po.lo.ˈʝi.a/
  • Hyphenation: α‧πο‧λο‧γί‧α

Noun[edit]

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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