justify

definition: 
show to be right by providing justification or proof
sentence: 
While mergers and acquisitions are always justified for financial reasons, they are often initiated for strategic reasons.
The young girl could not justify her rude behavior.
difficulty: 
very easy
toefl frequency: 
3
toefl classification: 
adverb: 
justifiably
adjective: 
justifiable
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verb: 
justify
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noun: 
justification
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