how to pronounce apologize


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the above transcription of apologize is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

apologize frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word apologize occurs in english on average 4.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

apologize is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of apologize in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… first I would I apologize for not having …”

meanings of apologize


  1. To make an apology or excuse; to acknowledge some fault or offense, with expression of regret for it, by way of amends.
  2. To express regret that a certain event has occurred.
  3. To make an apologia or defense; to act as apologist.

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