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American English: /ˈdʒəstəs/
British English: /ˈdʒʌstɪs/

Translation of justice in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable (fairness) he said, with justice, that …
    dijo, con justa razón, que …
    there's no justice!
    ¡no es justo!
    ¡es una injusticia!
    to do somebody/something justicethe portrait hardly does her justice
    el retrato no le hace justicia or no la favorece
    they haven't done the topic justice
    el tema no está tratado como se merece
    to do him justice, I must admit that …
    para ser justos (con él), tengo que reconocer que …
    he couldn't do justice to the meal
    no pudo hacerle honor a la comida
    she didn't do herself justice in the exam
    no rindió a la altura de su capacidad en el examen
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (Law) court of justice
    tribunal (masculine) de justicia
    justice was done
    se hizo justicia
    in the end he was brought to justice
    finalmente pagó sus culpas
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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