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apology, to be sorry,
to regret, to feel apologetic about
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抱歉 ( baoqian / bàoqiàn ) is composed of these characters:
The traditional Chinese characters of bàoqiàn are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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also: to cherish | also: to apologize
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Version 5.38 / Last updated: 2022-10-12