justification

  • 1 JUSTIFICATION — La doctrine chrétienne de la justification de l’homme par Dieu exprime à la fois l’exigence radicale que Dieu a envers l’homme et le salut radical que Dieu donne à cet homme qui ne répond pas à cette exigence. La justification maintient ainsi la… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Justification — • A biblio ecclesiastical term; which denotes the transforming of the sinner from the state of unrighteousness to the state of holiness and sonship of God Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Justification     Justification …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 justification — jus·ti·fi·ca·tion /ˌjəs tə fə kā shən/ n 1: the act or an instance of justifying 2: something that justifies; specif: a legally sufficient reason or cause (as self defense) for an act that would otherwise be criminal or tortious 3: the… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Justification — Jus ti*fi*ca tion, n. [L. justificatio: cf. F. justification. See {Justify}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of justifying or the state of being justified; a showing or proving to be just or conformable to law, justice, right, or duty; defense;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Justification — can mean:*Justification (epistemology) *Justification (jurisprudence) *Justification (theology) ** Bibliography for theological justification *Justification (typesetting) *Rationalization (psychology)ee also*Justify *cognitive dissonance …

    Wikipedia

  • 6 justification — Justification. s. f. Action, procedé par lequel on se justifie. Il sera receu à sa justification. je veux travailler à ma justification. Il signifie aussi, En termes d Escriture sainte, L Action & l effet de la grace. La justification des… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7 justification — [jus΄tə fi kā′shən] n. [ME justificacioun < OFr justification < LL justificatio < justificare: see JUSTIFY] 1. a justifying or being justified 2. a fact that justifies or vindicates 3. Christian Theol. the state or condition, necessary… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Justification — (v. lat.), 1) Rechtfertigung einer Sache u. bei Rechnungen die nochmalige Durchsicht u. Feststellung ihrer Richtigkeit; 2) bei Appellationen u. anderen Rechtsmitteln die Ausführung der Gründe der Einwendung des Rechtsmittels …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 Justification — Justification, latein. deutsch, Rechtfertigung; bei Appellationen die Angabe der Gründe warum das Rechtsmittel ergriffen wurde; bei Rechnungen die Prüfung derselben; Justificatur, Genehmigung, Bekräftigung; justificiren, rechtfertigen; hinrichten …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 10 Justification —   [engl.], Blocksatz …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 justification — (n.) late 14c., administration of justice, from L.L. iustificationem (nom. iustificatio), noun of action from pp. stem of iustificare (see JUSTIFY (Cf. justify)). Meaning action of justifying is from late 15c. Theological sense is from 1520s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 justification — [n] reason, excuse absolution, account, acquittal, advocacy, answer, apologia, apology, approval, argument, basis, confirmation, defense, exculpation, exoneration, explanation, extenuation, grounds, idea, mitigation, palliation, palliative, plea …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 justification — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, every, some ▪ You have every justification for feeling angry. ▪ compelling ▪ There was no compelling justification for the invasion …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 JUSTIFICATION — s. f. Action de justifier quelqu un, de se justifier ; ou Les preuves qui servent à justifier. J entreprendrai leur justification. Il sera reçu, admis à sa justification. Je veux travailler à ma justification. Publier sa justification. Ce mémoire …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 15 justification — (ju sti fi ka sion ; en vers, de six syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action de justifier quelqu un, ou de se justifier. La justification de mes actes, de ma conduite. •   Ce qui est plaisant, c est qu il [M. d Hacqueville] a eu tort en cette occasion ; et,… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 16 Justification — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Justification, façon d aligner les textes en imprimerie ; Justification, procédés d établissement de la justesse d une proposition en… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 17 justification — /jus teuh fi kay sheuhn/, n. 1. a reason, fact, circumstance, or explanation that justifies or defends: His insulting you was ample justification for you to leave the party. 2. an act of justifying: The painter s justification of his failure to… …

    Universalium

  • 18 JUSTIFICATION — n. f. Action de justifier quelqu’un, de se justifier; ou Preuves qui servent à justifier. J’entreprendrai leur justification. Il sera reçu, admis à sa justification. Je veux travailler à la justification de mon père. Ce mémoire contient ma… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 19 justification — jus|ti|fi|ca|tion [ ,dʒʌstıfı keıʃn ] noun ** 1. ) count or uncount a reason why something is correct and morally right: justification for: There can be no justification for such rude behavior. justification for doing something: What s the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 justification */*/ — UK [ˌdʒʌstɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms justification : singular justification plural justifications 1) [countable/uncountable] a reason why something is correct and morally right justification for: There can be no justification for such… …

    English dictionary