justification

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Borrowed from Middle French justification, from Late Latin iustificationem, justificationem < iustificatio, from iustifico, from Latin iustus.

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justification (countable and uncountable, plural justifications)

  1. (countable) A reason, explanation, or excuse which provides convincing, morally acceptable support for behavior or for a belief or occurrence.
  2. (Christianity, uncountable) The forgiveness of sin.
  3. (typography, uncountable) The alignment of text to the left margin (left justification), the right margin (right justification), or both margins (full justification).

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, borrowed from Late Latin iustificationem, justificationem < iustificatio, from iustifico, from Latin iustus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒys.ti.fi.ka.sjɔ̃/
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Noun[edit]

justification f (plural justifications)

  1. justification (reason, excuse, etc.)

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, borrowed from Late Latin iustificationem, justificationem.

Noun[edit]

justification f (plural justifications)

  1. justification (all senses)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: justification
  • French: justification