AskDefine | Define vindication

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

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  1. the act of vindicating or the state of being vindicated
  2. evidence, facts, statements or arguments that justify a claim or belief


the act of vindicating
justification of a claim or belief

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