just cause

Definition of "just cause"
  1. A reasonable and fair reason that a person with average intelligence will consider as justification for an action. This term is often used in scenarios where employment is terminated and unemployment benefits are denied
How to use "just cause" in a sentence
  1. The manager explained that the employee's constant tardiness was a just cause for termination.
  2. The repeated violation of house rules was considered a just cause for eviction by the landlord.
  3. The defendant was unable to establish a just cause for his non-compliance with the contract.

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