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Labour had arrived at a series of defensible policy positions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We have to make sure that any activity we take is legally defensible. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is not morally defensible to recycle failing teachers around the system. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That is not a defensible position. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This second drop was far less defensible morally, but it had the desired result. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)It's not good enough and nor is it morally defensible. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There may be various degrees of justice within such a framework, but the system itself is morally defensible. The Making of Neoclassical Economics (1990)East's defence was less defensible. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is a perfectly defensible case to be made for a Britain that engages less actively in the questions that confront the world. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Finally, they help protect the organization from legal risk by restricting the behaviors of organizational members to those that are legally defensible. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)Unless some easily defensible frontier could be found, the northerners would remain outside the Imperial frontiers. THE FOUR NATIONS: A History of the United Kingdom (2002)On the contrary; it's perfectly logical and defensible. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Name withheld No, it is not morally defensible. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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