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Spanish translation of “justice”

justice

noun /ˈdʒastis/
fairness or rightness in the treatment of other people
justicia
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
justicia
Their dispute had to be settled in a court of justice.
a judge
juez
Justice Richardson will be overseeing the case.
Justice of the Peace noun (legal) someone who acts as a judge in less serious cases in the lowest courts of law.
juez de paz
bring to justice to arrest, try and sentence (a criminal)
llevar ante los tribunales
The murderer escaped, but was finally brought to justice.
do (also justice / do justice to) to treat fairly or properly
hacer justicia (a alguien)
It would not be doing him justice to call him lazy when he’s so ill.
to fulfil/fulfill the highest possibilities of; to get the best results from; to show fully or fairly
hacer justicia (a alguien)
I was so tired that I didn’t do myself justice in the exam.
in justice to (also to do) if one must be fair (to him, her etc)
para ser justo con
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-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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