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vindicateverb [T]

us   /ˈvɪn·dɪˌkeɪt/
to show something to have been right or true, or to show someone to be free from guilt or blame: The decision to include Morris on the team was vindicated when he scored three touchdowns.
vindication
noun [C/U] us   /ˌvɪn·dɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/
[U] They are hoping for vindication in court.
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vindicateverb [T]

uk   /ˈvɪn.dɪ.keɪt/ us   /ˈvɪn.də.keɪt/
vindication
noun [S or U] uk   /ˌvɪn.dɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌvɪn.dəˈkeɪ.ʃən/
The army's victory is being seen as (a) vindication of their tactics.
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