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 (jŭs′tə-fĭ-kā′tĭv) also jus·tif·i·ca·to·ry (jŭ-stĭf′ĭ-kə-tôr′ē)
Serving as justification.
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Adj.1.justificative - attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing
apologetic, excusatory - offering or expressing apology; "an apologetic note"; "an apologetic manner"
2.justificative - providing justification
exculpatory - clearing of guilt or blame
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Avant l'accomplissement de l'acte de legalisation, l'officier public "doit s'assurer de la presence physique du signataire muni d'une piece justificative de son identite, de la qualite d'electeur signataire par la presentation de la carte d'electeur ou d'une attestation d'inscription sur la liste electorale delivree par les services concernes, de la qualite d'elu signataire par la presentation de la carte d'elu".
La presentation de la CIN serait dorenavant une piece justificative suffisante et valable pour acceder au bureau de vote et pour pouvoir s'inscrire sur les listes electorales.
As part of the actions which Vilfredo Pareto calls "non-logical", policy actions need "derivatives" to sustain themselves, namely narratives, ideologies, justificative theories etc.
Ayant beaucoup travaille dans la presse de cette epoque, je m'etonne un peu de l'affirmation justificative selon laquelle << [c]e sont les hebdomadaires generalistes et non les quotidiens [dont La Presse et La Patrie, pour ne parler que des quotidiens francais] qui constituent la frange des journaux ou l'on s'interesse le plus activement a l'activite theatrale >> (12).
All law that is more than self-assertive seeks to provide a justificative framework for itself, or for particular laws.
In this case the justificative for the positive response in healthy individuals would be that the interventions were performed during more days, which could imply in summation of effects, not observed in the present study, since the neural mobilization was performed in a single day, being the previous or the subsequent session used only as placebo; and according to Nee and Butler (2006) the learning by the patients about the neurobiological mechanisms of the movement, can ease performing the therapeutic.

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