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periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /

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  • justice justice  /ˈdʒə stəs/ ?  the quality of being just or fair

    justice meaning(s) 

    1. (n) the quality of being just or fair
    2. (n) judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments
    3. (n) a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    4. (n) the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870

    Synonym(s)

    justice usage(s)

    1. If it's not the biggest scandal in American legal history, many are calling it at least the darkest day for the country's troubled juvenile-justice system.
    2. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the 76-year-old Supreme Court justice who underwent pancreatic cancer surgery earlier this year, fell ill at work after a treatment for anemia.
  • justice department justice department  the United States federal department responsible for enforcing…
  • justice of the peace justice of the peace  a local magistrate with limited powers
  • justiciar justiciar  /dʒəs ˈtɪ ʃɪ ɑ/ ?  formerly a high judicial officer
  • justiciary justiciary  /dʒəs ˈtɪ ʃɪə rɪ/ ?  formerly a high judicial officer
  • justifiable justifiable  /ˈdʒə stə ˌfaɪ ə bəl/ ?  capable of being justified
  • justifiably justifiably  /ˈdʒə stə ˌfaɪ əb li/ ?  with good reason
  • justification justification  /ˌdʒə stə fə ˈkeɪ ʃən/ ?  something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows…
  • justificative justificative  /ˈdʒəs tɪ fɪ kɛɪ tɪv/ ?  attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing
  • justificatory justificatory  /ˈdʒəs tɪ fɪ kɛɪ tə rɪ/ ?  attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing
  • justified justified  /ˈdʒə stə ˌfaɪd/ ?  having words so spaced that lines have straight even margins
  • justifiedly justifiedly  with honesty
  • justifier justifier  /ˈdʒəs tɪ faɪ ə/ ?  a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution
  • justify justify  /ˈdʒə stə ˌfaɪ/ ?  show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for
  • justinian justinian  /dʒəs ˈtɪ nɪən/ ?  Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against…
  • justinian code justinian code  the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for…
  • justinian i justinian i  Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the…
  • justinian the great justinian the great  Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire…
  • justly justly  /ˈdʒəst li/ ?  with honesty
  • justness justness  conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety
  • jut jut  /ˈdʒət/ ?  something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
  • jut out jut out  extend out or project in space
  • jute jute  /ˈdʒut/ ?  a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks
  • jutish jutish  one of the major dialects of Old English
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