оправдать

Russian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *opravьdati. By surface analysis, о- (o-) +‎ пра́вда (právda) +‎ -ать (-atʹ).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ɐprɐvˈdatʲ]
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Verb edit

оправда́ть (opravdátʹpf (imperfective опра́вдывать)

  1. to justify, to warrant, to authorize, to vindicate
    оправда́ть наде́ждыopravdátʹ nadéždyto meet the expectations
  2. to acquit, to discharge; to exonerate
  3. to excuse

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