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Borrowed from Middle French justification, from Late Latin iustificationem, justificationem < iustificatio, from iustifico, from Latin iustus.

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justification (countable and uncountable, plural justifications)

  1. A reason, explanation, or excuse which provides convincing, morally acceptable support for behavior or for a belief or occurrence.
  2. (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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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin iustificationem, justificationem < iustificatio, from iustifico, from Latin iustus.

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  • IPA(key): /ʒys.ti.fi.ka.sjɔ̃/
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justification f (plural justifications)

  1. justification (reason, excuse, etc.)

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