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Translation of "justice" - English-German dictionary

justice

noun /ˈdʒastis/
fairness or rightness in the treatment of other people die Gerechtigkeit 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 das Recht Their dispute had to be settled in a court of justice. a judge der Richter Justice Richardson will be overseeing the case. bring to justice to arrest, try and sentence (a criminal) vor Gericht bringen The murderer escaped, but was finally brought to justice. do ( also justice / do justice to) to treat fairly or properly Gerechtigkeit widerfahren lassen 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 gerecht werden 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) Gerechtigkeit widerfahren lassen 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-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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