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There is no justifiable reason for withholding this information but you can imagine why they do. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are justifiable concerns about the fees. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The lack of funds is a justifiable reason. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There are also justifiable concerns about the fairness of the inquiry procedures. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If the reason is not justifiable the employer could leave itself open to discrimination claims. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He admits that there are justifiable concerns over the supply of imported biomass. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And it seems pretty plain that this investigation was obstructed for no justifiable reason. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is unlikely that many employers would treat a first misuse as gross misconduct unless the action was justifiable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But this was the kind of afternoon when the punters had a justifiable claim to ask for their money back. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Or perhaps it is entirely justifiable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If you were seeing your ex for justifiable reasons, your boyfriend should accept that. The Sun (2009)From this quarter, the only justifiable reason for dropping him would be tactical. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Alternatively, they may have had their own justifiable anger repressed when they were powerless to fight back. 50 Ways to Become a Self-Confident Woman (1989)He will also be aware of a list of people confined to the fringes of England action without justifiable reason. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They were the nadir of British imperialism and we must accept Chinese anger as justifiable. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are justifiable concerns about Europe, but most of them are already built in to share prices. Times, Sunday Times (2011)On price competitive tendering, though, there has always been justifiable concern that quality is at risk. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Strong stuff, and entirely justifiable, given the immense pain caused by the credit crunch to some of the most vulnerable in society. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: justifiable ADJECTIVE
An action, situation, emotion, or idea that is justifiable is acceptable or correct because there is a good reason for it.
The violence of the revolutionary years was justifiable on the grounds of political necessity.
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