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justification

[‚jəs·tə·fə′kā·shən]
(graphic arts)
In type composition, the adjustment of spacing in each line of type so that all lines are filled out to the same desired length. Also known as fill justification; full justification.

justification

In typography, the alignment of text evenly between left and right margins. Contrast with ragged right.
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Beliefs that the space program's costs are justifiable have grown at the national level because of growing views of its benefits among older Americans.
"I find this allowance not justifiable at all costs.
Apple said that advertisements benefit both the company and South Korean mobile carriers, and that the action was fully justifiable.
The statement reads thus, 'The PDP recalled that the new panel was constituted in a very controversial manner by the President of the Court of Appeal whose family affinity with the All Progressive Congress has been an issue of concern to Nigerians who had wondered why the initial panel was disbanded without any justifiable reason.'
There is no justifiable reason for illegally downloading anything online because piracy is a crime and justifying it is not on.
'The post is also malicious, as no good intention and justifiable motive for making it is shown,' the resolution read.
"Considering large number of taxpayers who will be flocking to the Quezon City Hall Compound and the limitation of the existing human resource of the City Treasurer's Office, it is justifiable to extend the deadline of Business Taxes for the current year," the ordinance read.
Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury told WBCD that the shooting was a justifiable homicide: "We will be ruling the manner of death as a homicide, but it was a justifiable homicide.
"Guns are far more likely to be used in a homicide than in a justifiable homicide by a private citizen.
Since plaintiff failed to do either of these, it was required, in opposition to defendant's motion to dismiss, to establish a justifiable excuse for its delay in properly responding to the 90-day demand, and the existence of a meritorious cause of action (see Baczkowski v Collins Constr.
A GLASGOW Airport bomber airport bomber has admitted the attack was has admitted the attack was 'not justifiable'".
The killing of felons by law enforcement officers in the line of duty are known as "justifiable homicides", indicated USA Today.