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Some of the world's most appalling abuses have been justified by religion because it is possible for people to find vindication in their scriptures for any of their prejudices.
Zac Goldsmith

Meaning of "vindication" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF VINDICATION

vindication  [ˌvɪndɪˈkeɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VINDICATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Vindication is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES VINDICATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of vindication in the English dictionary

The first definition of vindication in the dictionary is the act of vindicating or the condition of being vindicated. Other definition of vindication is a means of exoneration from an accusation. Vindication is also a fact, evidence, circumstance, etc, that serves to vindicate a theory or claim.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VINDICATION


allocation
ˌæləˈkeɪʃən
application
ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃən
authentication
ɔːˌθentɪˈkeɪʃən
certification
ˌsɜːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
classification
ˌklæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
communication
kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən
dedication
ˌdɛdɪˈkeɪʃən
education
ˌɛdjʊˈkeɪʃən
identification
aɪˌdɛntɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
indication
ˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən
location
ləʊˈkeɪʃən
medication
ˌmɛdɪˈkeɪʃən
modification
ˌmɒdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
notification
ˌnəʊtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
publication
ˌpʌblɪˈkeɪʃən
qualification
ˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
relocation
ˌriːləʊˈkeɪʃən
specification
ˌspɛsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
vacation
vəˈkeɪʃən
verification
ˌvɛrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VINDICATION

vinculum
vindaloo
vindemial
vindemiate
Vindhya Mountains
Vindhya Pradesh
Vindhya Range
vindicability
vindicable
vindicate
vindicative
vindicativeness
vindicator
vindicatorily
vindicatory
vindicatress
vindictive
vindictively
vindictiveness
vine

WORDS THAT END LIKE VINDICATION

accreditation
action
administration
animation
association
citation
combination
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
documentation
duration
evaluation
excitation
federation
formation
foundation
generation

Synonyms and antonyms of vindication in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «VINDICATION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «vindication» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of vindication

Translation of «vindication» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VINDICATION

Find out the translation of vindication to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of vindication from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «vindication» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

平反
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vindicación
570 millions of speakers

English

vindication
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पुष्टि
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تبرئة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

оправдание
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vindicação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নজির
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

justification
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pembenaran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rechtfertigung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

汚名をすすぐこと
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

입증
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Vindikasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự biện hộ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நியாயநிரூபணம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रतिज्ञा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

intikam
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rivendicazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

windykacja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

виправдання
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

răzbunare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δικαίωση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

regverdiging
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rättfärdigande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stadfestelse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of vindication

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VINDICATION»

The term «vindication» is regularly used and occupies the 58.334 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VINDICATION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about vindication

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7 QUOTES WITH «VINDICATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word vindication.
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Anna Julia Cooper
It is not the intelligent woman v. the ignorant woman; nor the white woman v. the black, the brown, and the red, it is not even the cause of woman v. man. Nay, tis woman's strongest vindication for speaking that the world needs to hear her voice.
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Zac Goldsmith
Some of the world's most appalling abuses have been justified by religion because it is possible for people to find vindication in their scriptures for any of their prejudices.
3
Wil S. Hylton
The tragedy of Eliot Spitzer is almost Greek: Ascendant son of wealth and privilege dedicates his life to social justice, warns of the corruption lurking among us, and falls victim to his inner demons at the very moment of vindication.
4
Henrietta Szold
To the rest of us the supreme vindication of the scholar's view lies in their invincible allegiance to the Jewish heritage - a steadfastness that has been matched only by that of their rescuers.
5
Jalal Talabani
Justice for the major perpetrators cannot be separated from the vindication of the rights of the individual victim.
6
Robert Toombs
We have not sought this conflict; we have sought too long to avoid it; our forbearance has been construed into weakness, our magnanimity into fear, until the vindication of our manhood, as well as the defence of our rights, is required at our hands.
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Robert Walpole
IT has been observed by several gentlemen, in vindication of this motion, that if it should be carried, neither my life, liberty, nor estate will be affected.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VINDICATION»

Discover the use of vindication in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to vindication and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Fast Food Vindication
Lively and informative, FAST FOOD VINDICATION destroys the media myths and paints the true picture of an industry that touches the lives of millions.
Lisa Tillinger Johansen, 2012
2
Wollstonecraft: A Vindication of the Rights of Man and a ...
This edition brings the two texts together and also includes Hints, the notes which Wollstonecraft made towards a second, never completed, volume of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.
Mary Wollstonecraft, Sylvana Tomaselli, 1995
3
Vindication
Now acclaimed biographer Lyndall Gordon mounts a spirited defense of this courageous woman whose reputation has suffered over the years by painting a full and vibrant portrait of an extraordinary historical figure who was generations ahead ...
Lyndall Gordon, 2009
4
A Vindication of Political Virtue: The Political Theory of ...
Written with considerable charm and verve, this book will be the starting point for understanding this important writer for years to come.
Virginia Sapiro, 1992
5
The Vindication of Tradition
In this carefully reasoned book, noted historian and theologian Jaroslav Pelikan offers a moving and spirited defense of the importance of tradition.
Jaroslav Pelikan, 1986
6
A vindication of the rights of woman: an authoritative text ...
Arguably the most original book of the eighteenth century, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman is a pioneering feminist work.
Mary Wollstonecraft, Deidre Lynch, 2009
7
Vindication
Vindication is a prodigious, spectacular debut - a whirlwind of a novel that offers a pasionate and surprising vision of life and love through the lens of the turbulent, romantic, often brutal eighteenth century.
Frances Sherwood, 1993
8
Day of Vindication
A large American city is destroyed by fire; millions die as a result of the surprise attack.
James William Rupe, 2009
9
A Vindication of Love: Reclaiming Romance for the ...
By reclaiming the right to love, to yearn, and—yes—to risk, A Vindication of Love aims to establish a new romantic paradigm for a new century.
Cristina Nehring, 2009
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A Vindication of Natural Society: Or, a View of the Miseries ...
Or, a View of the Miseries and Evils Arising to Mankind from Every Species of Artificial Society. In a Letter to Lord **** By a Late Noble Writer Edmund Burke. discharged our Duty in exposing the trifling Cheats, and ridiculous Juggles of a few ...
Edmund Burke, 1756

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VINDICATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term vindication is used in the context of the following news items.
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Review: Struggle, Condemnation, Vindication: John Courtney …
Yesterday, I began my review of a new book by Barry Hudock entitled Struggle, Condemnation, Vindication: John Courtney Murray's Journey toward Vatican II. «National Catholic Reporter, Jul 15»
2
Texas cops claim vindication after body camera shows them Tasing …
Police in Denton, Texas argued on Thursday that body camera footage justified their use of a Taser against a 26-year-old man during an encounter at a local ... «Raw Story, Jul 15»
3
The Euroskeptic Vindication
One theme I've returned to often in this blog is that far from failing in the crisis, more or less conventional Hicks/Keynes macroeconomics — whether or not you ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
4
Cosby's admission in court documents offers sense of vindication for …
But the disclosures are giving Cosby's alleged victims — who number more than 40 — a sense of vindication after years of intense efforts by his team to discredit ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
5
Obama Gains Vindication and Secures Legacy With Health Care …
But on Thursday, Mr. Obama walked into the Rose Garden to accept vindication as the Supreme Court, for a second time, affirmed the legality of a part of the ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
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Vindication at Last? Mike D'Antoni's Fingerprints All Over the NBA …
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors are two victories away from a championship, and Mike D'Antoni is feeling a surge of emotions. He is thrilled for ... «Bleacher Report, Jun 15»
7
Congress passes NSA surveillance reform in vindication for Snowden
The US Senate on Tuesday passed a bill to end the bulk collection of millions of Americans' phone records, ushering in the country's most significant ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
8
Rieder: Vindication for Edward Snowden
Congress' decision to abandon the federal government's bulk collection of the phone records of American citizens represents vindication of the much-pilloried ... «USA TODAY, Jun 15»
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'Vindication' for Parents Whose Children Were Taken Into Custody …
“It was an enormous relief and vindication,” Danielle Meitiv told the Washington Post when they learned of the decision about the December event. “Of course ... «TheBlaze.com, May 15»
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The uncertainty and vindication from an epic NBA collapse
The basketball world woke up Monday morning still trying to process the results of the Rockets-Clippers series. The Rockets became the ninth team to come ... «New York Post, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Vindication [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/vindication>. Mar 2020 ».
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