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ˌvɪn dɪˈkeɪ ʃənvin·di·ca·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vindication, exonerationnoun

    the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.

    "friends provided a vindication of his position"

  2. defense, defence, vindicationnoun

    the justification for some act or belief

    "he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"


  1. vindicationnoun

    the act of vindicating or the state of being vindicated

  2. vindicationnoun

    evidence, facts, statements or arguments that justify a claim or belief

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vindicationnoun

    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

    Etymology: [L. vindicatio a laying claim, defense, vindication. See Vindicate.]

  2. Vindicationnoun

    the claiming a thing as one's own; the asserting of a right or title in, or to, a thing

    Etymology: [L. vindicatio a laying claim, defense, vindication. See Vindicate.]


  1. Vindication

    Vindication is an album by the Norwegian black metal band Susperia. It is their second album, and it was produced by Peter Tägtgren completely free of charge before closing down his studio.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. vindication

    The subtlest form of irony.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vindication in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vindication in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of vindication in a Sentence

  1. The President:

    This ruling is also a moment of profound vindication following months of hysterical commentary from the media and Democratic politicians who refuse to do what it takes to secure our border and our country, as long as I am The President, I will defend the sovereignty, safety, and security of the American People, and fight for an immigration system that serves the national interests of the United States and United States citizens. Our country will always be safe, secure, and protected on my watch.

  2. Brad Edwards:

    The vindication the victims received today is the reason we have fought for their rights for more than 10 years.

  3. Li Sanren:

    Our main consideration was his vindication, as for how much we should be compensated, that's a decision by the state.

  4. Abraham Lincoln:

    Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.

  5. Paul Dickson:

    This is a striking vindication for our family company, this proves what we've said all along - that DEA's hasty action was unjustified. We have always taken our responsibility to prevent diversion seriously.

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