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  • excuse — verb (t) /əkˈskjuz / (say uhk skyoohz), /ɛk / (say ek ) (excused, excusing) 1. to regard or judge with indulgence; pardon or forgive; overlook (a fault, etc.): *The Supreme Court also has power to excuse a contravention where it is satisfied with …   Australian English dictionary

  • Allege — Al*lege ([a^]l*l[e^]j ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Alleged} ( l[e^]jd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Alleging}.] [OE. aleggen to bring forward as evidence, OF. esligier to buy, prop. to free from legal difficulties, fr. an assumed LL. exlitigare; L. ex +… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • allege — [ə lej′] vt. alleged, alleging [ME aleggen, to produce as evidence; form < OFr esligier < VL * exlitigare < L ex , out of + litigare (see LITIGATE); meaning infl. by OFr alleguer, declare on oath < L allegare, to send, mention, adduce …   English World dictionary

  • allege — allegeable, adj. alleger, n. /euh lej /, v.t., alleged, alleging. 1. to assert without proof. 2. to declare with positiveness; affirm; assert: to allege a fact. 3. to declare before a court or elsewhere, as if under oath. 4. to plead in support… …   Universalium

  • allege — transitive verb (alleged; alleging) Etymology: Middle English alleggen to submit in evidence or as justification, adduce, from Anglo French aleger, allegger, probably in part modification of Medieval Latin allegare, from Latin, to send as a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • allege — verb /əˈlɛdʒ/ a) To cite or quote an author or his work for or against. and suffir never your soveraynté to be alledged with your subjects, nother the soveraygne of your persone and londys. b) To adduce (something) as a reason, excuse, support… …   Wiktionary

  • allege — al•lege [[t]əˈlɛdʒ[/t]] v. t. leged, leg•ing 1) to assert without proof 2) to declare with positiveness; affirm; assert 3) to declare before a court or elsewhere as if under oath 4) to offer as a reason or excuse 5) archaic to cite as… …   From formal English to slang

  • allege — /əˈlɛdʒ / (say uh lej) verb (t) (alleged, alleging) 1. to assert without proof. 2. to declare before a court, or elsewhere as if upon oath. 3. to declare with positiveness; affirm; assert. 4. to plead in support of; urge as a reason or excuse.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • allege — 1 (often foll. by that + clause, or to + infin.) declare to be the case, esp. without proof. 2 advance as an argument or excuse. Derivatives: alleged adj. Etymology: ME f. AF alegier, OF esligier clear at law; confused in sense with L… …   Useful english dictionary

  • find fish on one's fingers — to devise or allege an excuse (late 16th to early 17 centuries) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Eusebius of Nicomedia — • Bishop, place and date of birth unknown; d. 341. He was a pupil at Antioch of Lucian the Martyr, in whose famous school he learned his Arian doctrines Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Eusebius of Nicomedia     Euse …   Catholic encyclopedia

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