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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
        • You can be sure that justice will win out in the end.
        • Mr. Murphy tracks shifts in Justice Scalia's approach and what differentiates it from those of other textual revanchists, whether Justice Clarence Thomas or the legal scholar Robert Bork.
        • I have no horse in this race; I just want to see justice done.
      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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