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Definition:
  • the act of defending or explaining or making excuses for by reasoning; "the justification of barbarous means by holy ends"- H.J.Muller;
  • something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary; "he considered misrule a justification for revolution";
  • a statement in explanation of some action or belief;

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    Hyponyms: cause, reason, grounds, defense, defence, vindication

     

    Derivational Morphology: apologize, apologise, excuse, justify, rationalize, rationalise, warrant, vindicate, absolve, free

     

     
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