Definition of 'justify'
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Example sentences containing 'justify'
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In short, I felt I could justify my ambition to travel upwards in the ecclesiastical hierarchy. ULTIMATE PRIZES (2002)It needed a credible threat in order to justify its massive expenditure. CHAMELEON (2002)There must be something in your record to justify three stripes. PASSION IN THE PEAK (2002)
It needed a credible threat in order to justify its massive expenditure. CHAMELEON (2002)
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Translations for 'justify'
British English: justify /ˈdʒʌstɪˌfaɪ/ VERB
If someone or something justifies a particular decision, action, or idea, they show or prove that it is reasonable or necessary.
Is there anything that can justify a war?
- American English: justify
- Arabic: يُبَرِّرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: justificar
- Chinese: 论证
- Croatian: opravdati
- Czech: ospravedlnit
- Danish: retfærdiggøre
- Dutch: rechtvaardigen
- European Spanish: justificar
- Finnish: oikeuttaa
- French: justifier
- German: rechtfertigen
- Greek: δικαιολογώ
- Italian: giustificare
- Japanese: 正当化する
- Korean: 정당화하다
- Norwegian: rettferdiggjøre
- Polish: usprawiedliwić
- European Portuguese: justificar
- Romanian: a justifica
- Russian: обосновывать
- Spanish: justificar
- Swedish: motivera
- Thai: พิสูจน์ว่าถูกต้อง
- Turkish: haklılığını göstermek
- Ukrainian: виправдовувати
- Vietnamese: giải thích
Definition of justify from the Collins English Dictionary
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