vindication

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noun vin·di·ca·tion \ˌvin-də-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of vindication

  1. :  an act of vindicating :  the state of being vindicated; specifically :  justification against denial or censure :  defense

Examples of vindication in a sentence

  1. <recanted testimony that resulted in a long-overdue vindication>

1613

First Known Use of vindication

1613



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