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Meaning of VINDICATION

Pronunciation:  `vindu'keyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.; "friends provided a vindication of his position"
  2. [n]  the justification for some act or belief; "he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"
 

VINDICATION is a 11 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: defence, defense, exoneration
 
 See Also: alibi, apologia, apology, clearing, exculpation, excuse, justification, justification, rehabilitation, self-justification

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vin`di*ca"tion\, n. [L. vindicatio a laying claim,
defense, vindication. See {Vindicate}.]
1. The act of vindicating, or the state of being vindicated;
   defense; justification against denial or censure; as, the
   vindication of opinions; his vindication is complete.

         Occasion for the vindication of this passage in my
         book.                                 --Locke.

2. (Civil Law) The claiming a thing as one's own; the
   asserting of a right or title in, or to, a thing.
   --Burrill.

 

 

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