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justice of the peace the lowest level of magistrate in some U. S. states, whose jurisdiction is usu. part of a county and whose duties include administering oaths, performing marriages, and trying minor cases.
justifiable capable of being defended or explained.
justification something that explains, justifies, or defends, as an explanation or supporting evidence. [2 definitions]
justified made reasonable or excusable by demonstrated facts; warranted. [2 definitions]
justify to demonstrate (something) to be true or valid. [4 definitions]
justly with justice or fairness. [2 definitions]
justness the quality of being just or right. [2 definitions]
jut to project or extend sharply outward; protrude (often fol. by out). [2 definitions]
jute a coarse, strong fiber taken from any of a variety of plants native to the East Indies, used to make twine, burlap, and the like. [2 definitions]
juvenescent becoming youthful or young.
juvenile not yet having attained maturity; not adult; young. [4 definitions]
juvenile court a law court with jurisdiction over cases involving children under a specified age, usu. eighteen years.
juvenile delinquency antisocial or criminal behavior by a juvenile person, which often warrants legal action.
juvenilia artistic or written works produced in youth, esp. by artists and writers who have later become famous. [2 definitions]
juxtapose to bring together for the purpose of side-by-side comparison or contrast.
juxtaposition the act or an instance of juxtaposing. [2 definitions]
JV abbreviation of "junior varsity," an athletic team that represents a school, college, or the like at a level below varsity; jayvee.
Jy. abbreviation of "July," the seventh month of the Gregorian calendar year, having thirty-one days.
K2 abbreviation of "Kelvin."
K3 symbol of the chemical element potassium.
K1 abbreviation of "one thousand" (esp. used to refer to dollars).