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just

just

 
pronunciation:
juhst
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
phrases:
just about
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part of speech: adjective
definition: balanced, reasonable, and fair.
This judge is a just person.That is a just law.Do you think that was a just punishment for the crime?
synonyms:
fair, upright
similar words:
moral, right, sincere
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: a very short time ago.
He just left.
similar words:
lately, recently
definition 2: only.
He ate just a few bites of cake.
synonyms:
only
definition 3: by a very small amount.
Kim just missed the bus.
synonyms:
barely, hardly
similar words:
little
definition 4: exactly.
That's just the point I meant to make.
synonyms:
precisely
similar words:
right
definition 5: nothing more than.
He won't understand that because he's just a child.
synonyms:
only
phrase: just about
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