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  • Sorry; said as an apology
  • (US) Polite expression to get someone to repeat

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. forgive me; excuse me; -- a phrase used also to express courteous denial or contradiction, or to request forgiveness for a mild transgression, such as bumping a person while passing.

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