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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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Under this amended theory, force used against justified force could be justified, and the logical contradiction would dissolve.
The third premise of DA holds that CP is justified because it achieves a certain effect.
Would the Use of these Techniques Have Been Justified in World War II?
Sutton argues here, with considerable force, that 'a belief derived from testimony is justified if and only if it constitutes knowledge' (85).
Westin of Columbia University and president of Privacy and American Business states: "Despite heavy criticism by civil liberties supporters, the Bush administration's warrantless monitoring of overseas calls by suspected terrorists is now clearly viewed as often or sometimes justified by more than two out of three Americans.
Sheehy is aiming Justified at the Arkle Trophy at Cheltenham with Leopardstown's Arkle Cup Chase next month also on the agenda, and the trainer reported all was well coming into today's big test.
Most of the policy goals of contemporary progressives can be justified in terms of their contribution to republican citizenship, which reinforces freedom; it is not necessary, therefore, to redefine freedom to promote those goals.
I have a very hard time believing 18 percent is justified,'' he said.
A few verses later, in 3:11, he declares "that it is clear that in or by the Law no one is justified before God, because the righteous one will live [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
Whether the searches are justified as reasonable regulatory or administrative conditions, or simple reasonable Fourth Amendment searches, the conditions are important.
For the relativist justification, if there is such a thing, is either egoistic ("my use of violence--or my country's--is justified because it is mine") or polemical ("might makes right").
No killing of innocents, whether deliberate or "accidental," can be justified.