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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 fairness.
The United States promises justice for all.
synonyms:
fairness, uprightness
similar words:
evenness
definition 2: the way the law is carried out through the courts.
Some people think justice should be severe.
similar words:
judgment, law
definition 3: a judge of a high court.
There are nine justices of the Supreme Court.
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