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justice

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Etymology

From Old French justice, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] iustitia, from iustus "just"

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justice

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  1. The state of being just or fair.
  2. The ideal of fairness, esp. with regard to the punishment of wrongdoing.
    justice was served
  3. punishment of a person who wronged one
    to demand justice
  4. The civil power dealing with law.
    Ministry of Justice
    the justice system
  5. A judge of certain courts. Also as a title.
    Chief Justice
    puisne justice
    Mr. Justice Krever

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