justifiably


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.justifiably - with good reason; "he is justifiably bitter"
unjustifiably, inexcusably - without any excuse; "he is unjustifiably harsh on her"
Translations

justifiably

[ˈdʒʌstɪfaɪəblɪ] ADVjustificadamente, con razón
he was justifiably proud/angryestaba orgulloso/enfadado y con razónsu orgullo/enfado era justificado
he insisted, quite justifiably, thatinsistía, justificadamente or con toda razón, en que ...

justifiably

[ˌdʒʌstɪˈfaɪəbli] adv [proud, angry] → légitimement, à juste titre
He was justifiably angry → Il était en colère, à juste titre.

justifiably

advmit or zu Recht, berechtigterweise; and justifiably sound das mit or zu Recht

justifiably

[ˌdʒʌstɪˈfaɪəblɪ] advlegittimamente, a ragione
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