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justice

EN[ˈdʒʌs.tɪs]
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  • Justice, in its broadest context, includes both the attainment of that which is just and the philosophical discussion of that which is just.
  • The concept of justice differs in every culture. An early theory of justice was set out by the Ancient Greek philosopher Plato in his work The Republic. Throughout history various theories have been established.
  • ^ Luban, Law's Blindfold, 23.
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    Definition of justice in English Dictionary

  • NounPLjusticesSUF-ice
    1. The state or characteristic of being just or fair.
      1. the justice of a description
    2. The ideal of fairness, impartiality, etc., especially with regard to the punishment of wrongdoing.
      1. Justice was served.
    3. Judgment and punishment of a party who has allegedly wronged another.
      1. to demand justice
    4. The civil power dealing with law.
      1. Ministry of Justice
      2. the justice system
    5. A judge of certain courts. Also capitalized as a title.
      1. Mr. Justice Krever presides over the appellate court
    6. Correctness, conforming to reality or rules.
    7. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • But the families of the 96 still feel that justice has not been done, and fight on.
        • Opinion of Advocate General Ruiz-Jarabo, Court of Justice of the European Communities, in Case C-443/02, 12 February 2004 (point 54).
        • The US Department of Justice has a handy guide for police to focus on when attempting to bust the next toe tapper or washroom wanker.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Justice Holmes was a most popular guest and an inveterate dinner-goer.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Bring these gypsy vermin to the Palace of Justice.
        • This short article explains how the present American overcriminalization violates biblical principles of justice.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Abstract nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
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          Grammatically, this word "justice" is a noun, more specifically, an abstract noun, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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