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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of defending or explaining or making excuses for by reasoning; Something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary.

Usage examples (33)
  • That is not a sufficient justification for withholding information under the Code.
  • He considered misrule a justification for revolution
  • I think what we've got now is what I call justification fatigue.
  • We do not feel that the justification is there to do what we did. for more
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