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Meaning of JUSTIFIABLE

Pronunciation:  'justu`fIubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  capable of being justified
 

JUSTIFIABLE is a 11 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: excusable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jus"ti*fi`a*ble\, a. [Cf. F. justifiable. See
{Justify}.]
Capable of being justified, or shown to be just.

      Just are the ways of God, An justifiable to men.
                                               --Milton.

Syn: Defensible; vindicable; warrantable; excusable;
     exculpable; authorizable. -- {Jus"ti*fi`a*ble*ness}, n.
     -- {Jus"ti*fi`a*bly}, adv.

 
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