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justice Saltos de línea: just|ice
Pronunciación: /ˈdʒʌstɪs/

Definición de justice en inglés:


1 [mass noun] Just behaviour or treatment: a concern for justice, peace, and genuine respect for people
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Instead, he has pushed the church away from social justice and peace concerns.
  • It holds centuries of legal records encompassing the principles of social justice and moral values.
  • This concern for social justice, in turn, creates a norm within congregations that is supported and nourished by the congregants.
1.1The quality of being fair and reasonable: the justice of his case
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  • Others will grant authority to the use of force if it falls within bounds of justice and reason.
  • This is not justice or fair criticism - it is hypocrisy and double standard.
  • An oft-repeated maxim was that reason and justice are to be accorded more regard than mere texts.
validity, justification, soundness, well-foundedness, legitimacy, legitimateness, reasonableness
1.2The administration of the law or authority in maintaining this: a tragic miscarriage of justice
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  • That lack of specific focus is necessary to maintain public confidence in the administration of justice.
  • What impact does that kind of tactical use by corporations have on the administration of justice?
  • The evidence was critical in relation to a serious charge and the administration of justice would be held in disrepute if the evidence was not admitted.
judicial proceedings, administration of the law
2A judge or magistrate, in particular a judge of the Supreme Court of a country or state.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It is, therefore, a matter of public interest who becomes judges of the lower courts and justices of the Supreme Court.
  • Such a writ can only be granted with the agreement of four justices of the Supreme Court.
  • The judicial branch includes a supreme court with justices appointed by the president.
judge, magistrate, His/Her/Your Honour;
in England & Walesrecorder;
in Scotlandsheriff;
in the Isle of Mandeemster;
in the Channel Islandsjurat;
North American jurist, surrogate;
informal beak, m'lud
historical reeve
Scottish historical sheriff-depute, bailie


Late Old English iustise 'administration of the law', via Old French from Latin justitia, from justus (see just).


bring someone to justice

Arrest someone for a crime and ensure that they are tried in court: everything will be done to bring those responsible to justice
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  • If, indeed, the perpetrators of last week's attacks are part of a global network, it will require a coordinated international law enforcement effort to bring them to justice.
  • It is impossible to sue the true perpetrators and bring them to justice.
  • The general public therefore has no role to play in tracking down these people and bringing them to justice.

do oneself justice

Perform as well as one is able to: I did get some interviews but I couldn’t do myself justice
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  • So I just hope our lads can perform and do themselves justice on the day.
  • Would we do ourselves justice and would be able to repay Tim, Martin and Rachel with the thanks they deserved: an Oxford win.
  • ‘I don't know if I'll be able to do myself justice,’ he mused before craftily adding: ‘At least it's another week's work and another paycheque.’

do someone/thing justice

Do, treat, or represent someone or something with due fairness or appreciation: the brief menu does not do justice to the food
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  • There's no way to do it justice with words, so I'll do it justice with photos instead.
  • It's rare to get a house with a design like this and in fairness the design doesn't do it justice… you need to see it up close.
  • I have no concerns about playing the part, only about doing the storyline justice and playing it sensitively.

in justice to

Out of fairness to: I say this in justice to both of you
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • And yet there comes a point when, in justice to the man himself and the enormous contribution he had made to church and world, retirement might be in everyone's interest.
  • Mr. Woodhead the defence counsel, concluded, ‘If the Bench tell me that there is a sufficient ‘prima facie’ made out, I shall, in justice to the prisoners, reserve what defence I may have until the trial
  • Not, as your dear little daughter there seems to think, because I am greedy, but because I am always punctual, in justice to the cook.

Mr (or Mrs) Justice

British A form of address or reference to a judge of the supreme court (e.g. a High Court judge).
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • There are two accounts of the remarkable case of the Honourable Mr. Justice Harbottle.
  • The Honourable Mr Justice Mann is a judge of the Chancery Division of the High Court.

rough justice

Pronunciación: /ˌrʌf ˈdʒʌstɪs/
see rough.



Pronunciación: /ˈdʒʌstɪsʃɪp/
sense 2.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Subsequently, under William Rehnquist's chief justiceship a narrow majority on the Court resuscitated states' rights for some purposes, but it was not clear how durable these decisions would be.
  • Later, Johnson said, ‘I made him take the justiceship.’
  • Finally, he will move away from the imperial chief justiceship established by his mentor Rehnquist and will rule the court with less of an iron hand.

Palabras que riman con justice

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