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English definition of “justifiable”

justifiable

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