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noun justification pronunciation in British English /ˌdʒʌstɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a reason why something is correct and morally right
    justification for:

    There can be no justification for such rude behaviour.

    justification for doing something:

    What’s the justification for paying nurses so little?

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of making the letters at the right or left edge of a printed page form a straight line


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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