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English Reference for koujitsu (こうじつ)

Kanji
Kana
こうじつ
koujitsu
Definitions
noun excuse, pretext
Example sentences
He made up an excuse
He did not come on the pretext of sickness
That is a mere excuse for idleness
The man pleaded self-defence
He invented an excuse for being late
He came to my house on the pretext of seeing me
You'll have to manufacture some kind of excuse
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