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English definition of “just”

just

adjective     /dʒʌst/
C2 fair; morally correct: The judge's sentence was perfectly just in the circumstances. I don't really think he had just cause to complain.Justice and fairness justly     /ˈdʒʌst.li/ adverb Justice and fairness justness     /ˈdʒʌst.nəs/ noun [U] Justice and fairness
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