Translation of "just" - English-Spanish dictionary


adverb uk strong /dʒʌst/ us /dʒʌst/ weak /dʒəst/ us /dʒʌst/

A2 a very short time ago

hace poco tiempo
I’ve just seen him.
We’ve only just begun.

A2 now or very soon

ya, inmediatamente
The game is just beginning.
I’m just coming!

B1 only

I’ll just have a small piece.
He just wants to win.
The movie is not just about love.

B1 used to make something you are saying stronger

sencillamente, realmente
I just hate it!

B1 exactly

justo, exactamente
Tim looks just like his father.

B1 almost not

por los pelos
This dress only just fits.
just about

B1 almost

I think I remembered just about everything.
be just about to do something

B1 to be going to do something very soon

estar a punto de hacer algo
I was just about to call you.
just as bad, good, important, etc. (as someone/something)

B1 equally bad, good, important, etc.

tan malo, bueno, importante, etc. (como alguien/algo)
He’s just as clever as his brother.
Your attitude is just as important as your skill.
just before, over, under, etc.

B1 a little before, over, under, etc. something else

poco antes de, más de, menos de, etc.
It costs just under £10.
it’s just as well

used to say that it is lucky that something happened

menos mal (que)
It’s just as well we brought an umbrella.
adjective uk /dʒʌst/ us /dʒʌst/

fair or morally right

a just society

(Translation of “just” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /dʒast/

right and fair, not favouring/favoring one more than another

a fair and just decision.

reasonable; based on one’s rights

He certainly has a just claim to the money.


He got his just reward when he crashed the stolen car and broke his leg.
justly adverb

He was justly blamed for the accident.
justness noun

doubts about the justness of the sentence.

(Translation of “just” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)