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justify

[′jəs·tə‚fī]
(computer science)
To shift data so that they assume a particular position relative to one or more reference points, lines, or marks in a storage medium.

justify

(1) To shift the contents of a field or register to the right or left.

(2) To align text evenly between left and right margins.
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In Malaysia, roughly a quarter of Muslims (27 percent) take the view that attacks on civilians are sometimes or often justified.
Even if insulation is a common phenomenon in contemporary philosophy, I confess my difficulty in comprehending how, if we suspend judgment about the epistemic credentials of our moral beliefs, we can still affirm that we are epistemically justified in holding a number of them.
If the doctrines are not justified by a normative political theory, or the doctrines are justified but do not determine the outcome, then the justification for the coercive enforcement of the judgment is quite literally lost in the details.
He said: "We've had our share of horses a bit below par in recent weeks, but Justified has been one of the lucky ones.
Justified hardly gave his backers an anxious moment, cruising 14 lengths clear of Blazing Liss for a comfortable victory.
Saddam Hussein's atrocities should certainly be punished, and his worst atrocities, such as the 1988 genocide against the Kurds, would have justified humanitarian intervention then.
Decisions on recruitment, selection and promotion based on age, including applying an age limit on recruitment, will be unlawful unless they can be justified.
Underwood, 487 US 552 (1998), the Supreme Court held that the government's position would be substantially justified if, based on all the facts and circumstances and legal precedents, the government:
Comparative justice: the wrong to be righted must be of such magnitude that warfare is justified.
First, I have never seen a worthwhile project that couldn't be justified with only a brief amount of effort.
Thus, the Court held that absent any evidence that Norwest was justified in doing so, its imposition of a $10 fax fee and a $13.
But according to international law, a nation is justified in using force only when it has been attacked or is about to be attacked.