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Justify – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is



  • This is a key word with several useful forms: justify, justified, justification, justifiable and justifiably
  • It’s an important word to learn because it allows you to “give reasons for”
  • Some helpful collocations include

completely/fully/partially justify

justify cost/actions

justify a claim

explain and justify

provide/require justification

  • You should also note some uses with prepositions

a justification for

with some/no justification

in justification of




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