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justice

jus·tice

justice

 
 
pronunciation:
juh stihs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the principle or quality of equity; moral rightness.
synonyms:
equity, fairness, righteousness, uprightness
similar words:
decency, evenness, goodness, honesty, morality, virtue
definition 2: the upholding of what is fair, decent, and right.
synonyms:
equity, fairness, righteousness
antonyms:
injustice
similar words:
decency, evenness, goodness, honesty, morality, uprightness, virtue
definition 3: the dispensing of that which is owing or deserved, such as reward or punishment.
similar words:
award, compensation, dispensation, penalty, punishment, recompense, remuneration, retribution, reward
definition 4: the implementation of law through the judicial system.
synonyms:
judicature
similar words:
equity, judgment, law
definition 5: a legal administrator or judge.
synonyms:
adjudicator, judge
similar words:
arbitrator, jurist, magistrate
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