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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.
References in classic literature ?
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Bring Fabre's proportionality, necessity, effectiveness into play, as well as justifiability, credibility, responsibility.
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This may be because you are a lawyer and lawyers are expected to accept any brief, whether the lawyer believes in the justifiability of what is sought or not.
One was the justifiability of civil disobedience, and the other was the right of Hong Kong people to determine the constitutional relationship between Hong Kong and Mainland China (Yuen, 2015).
Is it that the mentality of the American public has shifted regarding what their government and army did to Japan at the final stages of the World War II and its legal and moral justifiability?
This contractualist approach to Fourth Amendment fairness is linked to reasonableness because both concepts are concerned with interpersonal justifiability. When a principle of conduct is fair or reasonable, people can understand and respect the reasons behind it, even if the consequences are to their own personal detriment.
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