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1. The act of vindicating or condition of being vindicated.
2. Something that provides evidence or support for a claim or argument: "The swim was a vindication of women's capability as athletes" (Glenn Stout).
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1. the act of vindicating or the condition of being vindicated
2. a means of exoneration from an accusation
3. a fact, evidence, circumstance, etc, that serves to vindicate a theory or claim
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vin•di•ca•tion(ˌvɪn dɪˈkeɪ ʃən)
1. the act of vindicating or the state of being vindicated.
2. an excuse or justification.
3. something that vindicates.
[1475–85; < Latin]
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|Noun||1.||vindication - the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.; "friends provided a vindication of his position"|
justification - the act of defending or explaining or making excuses for by reasoning; "the justification of barbarous means by holy ends"- H.J.Muller
rehabilitation - vindication of a person's character and the re-establishment of that person's reputation
clearing - the act of freeing from suspicion
|2.||vindication - the justification for some act or belief; "he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"|
justification - a statement in explanation of some action or belief
alibi - (law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question
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1. exoneration, pardon, acquittal, dismissal, discharge, amnesty, absolution, exculpating, exculpation He insisted on a complete vindication from the libel jury.
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vindication[ˌvɪndɪˈkeɪʃən] N → justificación f; [of claim, right] → reivindicación f, defensa f; (= means of exoneration) → vindicación f (frm)
it was a vindication of all she had fought for → suponía una justificación de todo aquello por lo que había luchado
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vindication[ˌvɪndɪˈkeɪʃən] n → légitimation f
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