justifier

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

justify +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

justifier (plural justifiers)

  1. (chiefly philosophy) One who, or that which, justifies (some belief or action).

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French justifier, borrowed from Late Latin iūstificāre, jūstificare, present active infinitive of iustificō, from Latin iūstus.

Verb[edit]

justifier

  1. to justify

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin iūstificāre, jūstificare, present active infinitive of iustificō, from Latin iūstus.

Verb[edit]

justifier

  1. to show to be innocent
    • 12th century, Oxford Psalter, Cambridge manuscript
      E ne vienges pas a jugier od tun serf, ker n'en iert pas justifiiez el tun esguardemenz

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