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justify
British English: /ˈdʒʌstɪfʌɪ/
American English: /ˈdʒəstəˌfaɪ/

Translation of justify in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (show justice of, vindicate) (demonstrate correctness of)
    belegen
    beweisen (Behauptung, Argument, Darstellung)
    (offer adequate grounds for)
    begründen (Verhalten, Vorstellung, Behauptung)
    justify oneself/something to somebody
    sich/etwas jemandem gegenüber od. vor jemandem rechtfertigen
    the end justifies the means be justified in doing something
    etwas zu Recht tun
    this cannot be justified
    das ist nicht zu rechtfertigen

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