justicenounuk /ˈdʒʌs.tɪs/ us /ˈdʒʌs.tɪs/
justice noun (FAIRNESS)
- 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.
- a fair crack of the whip idiom
- all's fair in love and war idiom
- an eye for an eye (and a tooth for a tooth) idiom
- by rights idiom
- fair go
- poetic justice
- pound of flesh idiom
- reap what you have sown idiom
- there's one law for the rich and another for the poor idiom
- without fear or favour idiom
justice noun (LAW)
- 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)
- 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.