Meaning of “justifiable” in the English Dictionary

"justifiable" in British English

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justifiableadjective

uk /ˈdʒʌs.tɪ.faɪ.ə.bəl/ /ˌdʒʌs.tɪˈfaɪ.ə.bəl/ us /ˈdʒʌs.tə.faɪ.ə.bəl/

(Definition of “justifiable” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"justifiable" in American English

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justifiableadjective

us /ˈdʒʌs·təˌfɑɪ·ə·bəl, ˌdʒʌs·təˈfɑɪ-/

able to be explained or shown to be reasonable; understandable:

The jury decided that the shooting was justifiable because Rogers thought his own life was in danger.
justifiably
adverb us /ˈdʒʌs·təˌfɑɪ·ə·bli, ˌdʒʌs·təˈfɑɪ-/

His parents were justifiably proud of his achievements.

(Definition of “justifiable” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)