excused excused  /ɪks ˈkjuzd/


  • (adj) granted exemption


  • Today, looking at Puchong, you could be excused for thinking that 100 years had passed, not just 20.



    BRIDGEPORT -- Lawyers in the Superior Court bribery trial of Dominic Badaracco Sr. agreed on a replacement juror Wednesday, after one of the alternates chosen last week was excused from serving on the case.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Greenwich Time

  2. CHR director earns glowing review

    Several board members were excused from attending Monday's monthly meeting of the Community Housing & Resources, leaving the nonprofit with barely a quorum of members to conduct business.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CaptivaSanibel.com

  3. Former jury pool member hopes to cash in on lucky number

    A purported member of the original jury pool for the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger is trying to make a buck off the experience. A Lynn man who claims on eBay, “I was the very last juror excused from the jury in a historic mob case in Boston,” is attempting to auction off his juror number, 126, for 99 cents. There were no takers as of yesterday, but bidding is open until 10 tonight.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

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  1. In a statement, Mr Obama said: "Tom has made a mistake, which he has openly acknowledged. He has not excused it, nor do I."
    on Feb 3, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: BBC News

  2. "The Kings have excused Ron Artest indefinitely from any further participation with the team due to his arrest today for domestic violence," Petrie said in a statement.
    on Mar 5, 2007 By: Geoff Petrie Source: ESPN

  3. "It's not a matter of 'excused.' He had a family obligation," Vikings head coach Brad Childress said. "He had to do what he had to do, and everybody handles that differently."
    on Nov 9, 2007 By: Brad Childress Source: Click 2 Houston.com

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