Translation of "justice" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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justicenoun

uk /ˈdʒʌs.tɪs/ us /ˈdʒʌs.tɪs/

justice noun (FAIRNESS)

B2 [ U ] fairness in the way people are dealt with

公正,公平;正义
There's no justice in the world when people can be made to suffer like that. 如果人们被迫遭受这样的痛苦,那么世上就没有公正可言了。
The winner has been disqualified for cheating, so justice has been done (= a fair situation has been achieved). 获胜者因舞弊而被取消了资格,正义得以伸张。
Opposite

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  • What poetic justice that Collins has to go to court to plead to be allowed to die, just like his innocent victims pleaded to be allowed to live.
  • That photo doesn't really do justice to her good looks.
  • The final score doesn't do justice to our team's performance.
  • She felt that her exam results didn't do her justice.
  • The book presents a vision of a society based on equity and social justice.

justice noun (LAW)

B2 [ U ] the system of laws in a country that judges and punishes people

司法制度;法律制度
the justice system in this country consists of a series of law courts at different levels. 这个国家的司法系统由各级法庭组成。
The police are doing all they can to bring those responsible for the bombing to justice. 警方在尽一切努力将爆炸案的制造手绳之以法。
They are victims of a miscarriage of justice (= when the law has been carried out wrongly). 他们是审判不公的受害者。
He has been accused of obstructing the course of justice (= preventing the law being put into action). 他被控阻挠执法。

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  • The perpetrators of the massacre must be brought to justice as war criminals.
  • We shall do everything necessary to bring the murderer to justice.
  • The state must ensure the independence and impartiality of the justice system.
  • The defendants are also accused of attempting to pervert the course of justice.
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid were fugitives from justice .

justice noun (JUDGE)

[ C ] US a judge in a law court

法官
The president is expected to name a new Supreme Court justice within the next few days. 预计总统会在未来几天内任命一名新的最高法院法官。
Justice Ben Overton 本‧奥弗顿法官

[ C ] UK used before the name of a judge in the High Court

(用于英国高等法院的法官姓名前)法官
Mr Justice Ellis 法官埃利斯先生

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  • Lord Justice Wallace is expected to deliver his verdict early next week.
  • The re-trial will be heard before the justices.
  • Justice Woolf is hearing the case in closed session.
  • All but one of the justices agreed that the appeal should be dismissed.
  • The Supreme Court of the United States has nine members - a chief justice and eight associate justices.

(Translation of “justice” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)