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Being what is called for by accepted standards of right and wrong
“… the use of force to capture the armed fugitive was fully justified.”
Of text, arranged on a page or a computer screen such that the left and right ends of all lines within paragraphs are aligned
Based on sound reasoning or information
“In my opinion, the decision was wholly justified.”
Simple past tense for show or prove to be right or reasonable
“Every one of you must first prove and justify each talent and privilege.”
Simple past tense for be a good reason for
“Without the cash these commercially unviable exchanges would not have supported enough end users to justify the investment.”
Simple past tense for to be an acceptable reason for
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