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Translation of "justice" - English-French dictionary

justice

noun /ˈdʒastis/
fairness or rightness in the treatment of other people justice Everyone has a right to justice I don’t deserve to be punished – where’s your sense of justice?
the law or the administration of it justice Their dispute had to be settled in a court of justice.
a judge juge Justice Richardson will be overseeing the case.
bring to justice
to arrest, try and sentence (a criminal) traduire en justice The murderer escaped, but was finally brought to justice.
do ( also justice / do justice to)
to treat fairly or properly être juste envers It would not be doing him justice to call him lazy when he’s so ill.
to fulfil the highest possibilities of; to get the best results from; to show fully or fairly se montrer à sa juste valeur I was so tired that I didn’t do myself justice in the exam.
in justice to ( also to do, justice)
if one must be fair (to him, her etc) pour être juste envers To do her justice, I must admit that she was only trying to help when she broke the cup.
(Definition of justice from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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