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jus·ti·fi·a·ble

 (jŭs′tə-fī′ə-bəl, jŭs′tə-fī′-)
adj.
Having sufficient grounds for justification; possible to justify: justifiable resentment.

jus′ti·fi′a·bil′i·ty n.
jus′ti·fi′a·bly adv.

justifiable

(ˈdʒʌstɪˌfaɪəbəl)
adj
capable of being justified; understandable
ˌjustiˌfiaˈbility, ˈjustiˌfiableness n
ˈjustiˌfiably adv

jus•ti•fi•a•ble

(ˈdʒʌs təˌfaɪ ə bəl, ˌdʒʌs təˈfaɪ-)

adj.
capable of being justified; defensible: justifiable homicide.
[1515–25; < Middle French]
jus`ti•fi`a•bil′i•ty, jus′ti•fi`a•ble•ness, n.
jus′ti•fi`a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.justifiable - capable of being justified
excusable - capable of being overlooked

justifiable

justifiable

adjective
Capable of being justified:
Translations
يُمْكِن تَبْريرُه
ospravedlnitelný
berettiget
réttlætanlegur
haklı görülebilir

justifiable

[ˈdʒʌstɪfaɪəbl] ADJ
1. [anger, pride, concern] → justificado
that sort of behaviour is not justifiableese tipo de comportamiento no puede justificarse
2. (Jur) justifiable homicidehomicidio m justificado

justifiable

[ˌdʒʌstɪˈfaɪəbəl] adj [action, situation, feeling, idea] → justifiable
morally justifiable → moralement justifiable

justifiable

justifiable

[ˌdʒʌstɪˈfaɪəbl] adjgiustificabile

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.
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