Justification definition

jŭstə-fĭ-kāshən
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(christian theol.) The state or condition, necessary for salvation, of being blameless or absolved of the guilt of sin.
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A justifying or being justified.
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A fact that justifies or vindicates.
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The definition of justification is something that proves, explains or supports.

An example of justification is an employer bringing evidence to support why they fired an employee.

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In typography, the alignment of text evenly between left and right margins. Contrast with ragged right.
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Something, such as a fact or circumstance, that justifies.

Considered misgovernment to be a justification for revolution.

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(printing) The adjustment of printed lines by proper spacing.
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The act of justifying.
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A showing of an appropriate reason for one’s actions.
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A reason, explanation, or excuse which provides convincing, morally acceptable support for behavior or for a belief or occurrence.
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(typography) The alignment of text to the left margin (left justification), the right margin (right justification), or both margins (full justification).
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The condition or fact of being justified.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
justification
Plural:
justifications