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injustice

noun [C or U] uk   /ɪnˈdʒʌs.tɪs/ us  
C1 (an example of) a situation in which there is no fairness and justice: The sight of people suffering arouses a deep sense of injustice in her. They were aware of the injustices of the system.
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Translations of “injustice”
in Korean 불평등…
in Arabic ظُلْم…
in French injustice…
in Turkish adaletsizlik, haksızlık…
in Italian ingiustizia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不公正, 不正義…
in Russian несправедливость…
in Polish niesprawiedliwość…
in Spanish injusticia…
in Portuguese injustiça…
in German die Ungerechtigkeit…
in Catalan injustícia…
in Japanese 不公平, 不当な処置…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不公正, 非正义…
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