justificatory

justificatory

[juh-stif-i-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, juhs-tuh-fi-key-tuh-ree]
adjective
serving to justify; providing justification.
Also, justificative [juhs-tuh-fi-key-tiv] .


Origin:
1570–80; < Late Latin justificā(re) to justify + -tory1

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justificatory or justificative (ˈdʒʌstɪfɪˌkeɪtərɪ, -trɪ, ˈdʒʌstɪfɪˌkeɪtɪv)
 
adj
serving as justification or capable of justifying; vindicatory
 
justificative or justificative
 
adj

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