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justifiable

adjective uk   /ˈdʒʌs.tɪ.faɪ.ə.bl̩/ /ˌdʒʌs.tɪˈfaɪ-/ us  
C2 If something is justifiable, there is a good reason for it: Her actions were quite justifiable in the circumstances.
justifiably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
He was justifiably proud of his achievements.
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