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jus·ti·fi·ca·tion

 (jŭs′tə-fĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of justifying.
b. The condition or fact of being justified.
2. Something, such as a fact or circumstance, that justifies: considered misgovernment to be a justification for revolution. See Synonyms at apology.

justification

(ˌdʒʌstɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. reasonable grounds for complaint, defence, etc
2. the act of justifying; proof, vindication, or exculpation
3. (Theology) theol
a. the act of justifying
b. the process of being justified or the condition of having been justified
4. (Theology) Protestant theol Also called: justification by faith the doctrine that God vindicates only those who repent and believe in Jesus
5. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing computing the process of adjusting interword spacing in text or data so that both right and left margins are straight
6. (Computer Science) computing the process of moving data right or left so that the first or last character occurs in a predefined position

jus•ti•fi•ca•tion

(ˌdʒʌs tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a reason, fact, circumstance, or explanation that justifies.
2. an act of justifying.
3. the state of being justified.
4. the act of God whereby humankind is absolved of guilt or sin.
5. the act or result of justifying a line or lines of type.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.justification - something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary; "he considered misrule a justification for revolution"
consideration, circumstance, condition - information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take"
2.justification - a statement in explanation of some action or belief
explanation, account - a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.; "the explanation was very simple"; "I expected a brief account"
cause, grounds, reason - a justification for something existing or happening; "he had no cause to complain"; "they had good reason to rejoice"
vindication, defense, defence - the justification for some act or belief; "he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"
3.justification - the act of defending or explaining or making excuses for by reasoning; "the justification of barbarous means by holy ends"- H.J.Muller
vindication, exoneration - the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.; "friends provided a vindication of his position"

justification

justification

noun
1. A statement that justifies or defends something, such as a past action or policy:
2. A statement of causes or motives:
3. A justifying fact or consideration:
4. That which provides a reason or justification:
call, cause, ground (often used in plural), necessity, occasion, reason, wherefore, why.
Idiom: why and wherefore.
Translations
تَبْريرمُبَرِّر
odůvodněníoprávněníospravedlněníospravedlněnýzarovnání
grundretfærdiggørelse
oikeutus
indokoltság
réttlæting
opravičilo
gerekçehaklı çıkarmahaklı neden

justification

[ˌdʒʌstɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] Njustificación f
there's no justification for itesto no tiene justificación posible
in justification of or for sthcomo justificación de algo

justification

[ˌdʒʌstɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] njustification f
there's no justification for ... → rien ne peut justifier ...
it could be said, with some justification that ... → on pourrait dire, à juste titre, que ...

justification

n
Rechtfertigung f (→ of +gen, → for für); it can be said in his justification that …zu seiner Verteidigung or Entschuldigung kann gesagt werden, dass …; as (a) justification for his actionzur Rechtfertigung or Verteidigung seiner Handlungsweise; he had no justification for lyinger hatte keine Rechtfertigung or Entschuldigung für seine Lüge
(Typ) → Justieren nt; (Comput) → Randausgleich m

justification

[ˌdʒʌstɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] ngiustificazione f
in justification of or for → a giustificazione di

justify

(ˈdʒastifai) verb
1. to prove or show (a person, action, opinion etc) to be just, right, desirable or reasonable. How can the government justify the spending of millions of pounds on weapons when there is so much poverty in the country?
2. to be a good excuse for. Your state of anxiety does not justify your being so rude to me.
ˌjustiˈfiable adjective
(negative unjustifiable) able to be justified. Is dishonesty ever justifiable?
ˌjustifiˈcation (-fi-) noun
1. (the act of) justifying or excusing.
2. something that justifies. You have no justification for criticizing him in that way.
References in classic literature ?
The sermon, as might be expected, was of the extremest antinomian type; on justification by faith, as expounded in the theology of St Paul.
I chose this one because it clearly and beautifully sets forth the doctrine of justification by faith alone without all the polemical barbs.
Lane, Justification by Faith in Catholic-Protestant Dialogue.
Doctrines central to the Reformation included rejection of the authority of the pope, justification by faith and the authority of Scripture alone.
Biermann perceives an urgent need for Christian churches to provide preaching that shapes character and teaches morality (5), but he finds many fellow Lutherans unwilling to take up that challenge because they misunderstand character formation as a form of works righteousness, or they focus on the importance of preaching justification by faith alone to the exclusion of other legitimate priorities.
A Critical Analysis of the Interpretation of the Doctrine of Justification by Faith Alone by the Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria, Gongola Diocese
The Rev Liam Beadle preached on Justification by Faith and engaged the young people by introducing himself in the role of a court barrister, where sentence would be expected for serious misdemeanours.
Jungel's approach to justification by faith teaches us to honor God's work with people as relational, personal, and embodied.
The Council was not simply asserting Catholic doctrine in response to Protestant challenges; O'Malley's narrative recounts the thoughtful and subtle discussion of ideas such as justification by faith.
Cranmer wrote the homilies on salvation, faith, and good works, thereby setting forth his mature doctrine of justification by faith.
James' insistence that faith without works is dead is often contrasted with Paul's emphasis on justification by faith.
Looking first at the historical context and his social thought, then at his biblical studies and theological thought, they explore such topics as AmericanChristian values, between God and Japan, the legacy of his patriotism in Tsukamoto Toraji and Yanaihara Tadao, his biblical research method, and justification by faith in his Study of Romans: A Semantic Analysis of Romans 3:19-31.

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