Justification is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- (countable & uncountable) A justification is a reason given by somebody for doing something.
- There was no justification for continuing this war.
- Practice in logical thinking is frequently used as justification for teaching Latin.
- (uncountable) In printing, justification is the spacing of words and letters so that the margins on the left and right are even.