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justice
  • n  the quality of being just or fair
  • n  judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments
  • n  a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
  • n  the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
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justice_department
  • n  the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
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justiciary
  • n  formerly a high judicial officer
  • n  the jurisdiction of a justiciar
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justification
  • n  something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary
    he considered misrule a justification for revolution
  • n  a statement in explanation of some action or belief
  • n  the act of defending or explaining or making excuses for by reasoning
    the justification of barbarous means by holy ends"- H.J.Muller
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justifier
  • n  a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution
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justinian
  • n  Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians; codified Roman law in 529; his general Belisarius regained North Africa and Spain (483-565)
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justinian_code
  • n  the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law
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justinian_i
  • n  Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians; codified Roman law in 529; his general Belisarius regained North Africa and Spain (483-565)
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justinian_the_great
  • n  Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians; codified Roman law in 529; his general Belisarius regained North Africa and Spain (483-565)
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justness
  • n  conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety
    it was performed with justness and beauty
  • n  the quality of being just or fair
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jut
  • n  something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
  • n  the act of projecting out from something
  • v  extend out or project in space
    His sharp nose jutted out
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jute
  • n  a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks
  • n  a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Saxons to become Anglo-Saxons
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jutland
  • n  peninsula in northern Europe that forms the continental part of Denmark and a northern part of Germany
  • n  an indecisive naval battle in World War I (1916); fought between the British and German fleets off the northwestern coast of Denmark
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juvenal
  • n  Roman satirist who denounced the vice and folly of Roman society during the reign of the emperor Domitian (60-140)
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juvenile-onset_diabetes
  • n  severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset; characterized by polyuria and excessive thirst and increased appetite and weight loss and episodic ketoacidosis; diet and insulin injections are required to control the disease
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juvenile_amaurotic_idiocy
  • n  a congenital progressive disorder of lipid metabolism having an onset at age 5 and characterized by blindness and dementia and early death
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