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noun 
  1. the state of being just or fair
  2. the ideal of fairness, esp. with regard to the punishment of wrongdoing (justice was served)
  3. punishment of a person who wronged one (to demand justice)
  4. (also attrib.) the civil power dealing with law (Ministry of Justice; the justice system)
  5. a judge of certain courts; also as a title (Chief Justice; puisne justice; Mr. Justice Krever)
Translations: 
  • German: Gerechtigkeit(de)f
  • Italian: giustizia(it)f
Etymology: From French, justice, from iustitia, from iustus "just"


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