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  • adj. providing justification.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Vindicatory; defensory; justificative.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending to justify; vindicatory; defensory.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing
  • adj. providing justification

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