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Pronunciation: / ʒystifje /

Translation of justifier in English:

verbe transitif

also: justifier de verbe transitif indirect

also: se justifier verbe pronominal

  • 1 (se disculper) (devant un tribunal)
    to clear oneself
    (devant une personne)
    to make excuses
    n'essaie pas de te justifier
    don't try to make excuses
    In Other Dictionaries
    Translate clear oneself into German
  • 2 (être explicable)
    to be justified
    par by
    leur décision peut se justifier
    their decision can be justified

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