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  1. jus·ti·fi·ca·tion
    IPA[ˌjəstəfəˈkāSH(ə)n]
  2. noun

    • 1. the action of showing something to be right or reasonable:

      the justification of revolutionary action he made a speech in justification of his career
    • 2. good reason for something that exists or has been done:

      there is no justification for an increase in charges all these incidents were used again as a justification for my dismissal
    • 3. the action of declaring or making righteous in the sight of God.

    • 4. the action or manner of justifying a line of type or piece of text.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: justification, plural noun: justifications

    • noun

      the action of showing something to be right or reasonable:

      good reason for something that exists or has been done:

    • noun

      the justification or excusing of oneself or one's actions.
    • noun

      the justification or excusing of oneself or one's actions.
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