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English definition of “just”

just

adverb [not gradable] (NOW)   /dʒʌst, dʒəst/
now or (almost) at the same time, or very soon, or very recently: He just left – if you run, you can catch him. It was just past (= very soon after) midnight. We got the children off to school just as the bus was about to leave. We’re just about to begin (= We will begin very soon). The doctor will see you in just a minute/moment/second (= very soon).
(Definition of just adverb (NOW) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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