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Noun: justice  jús-tis
  1. The quality of being just or fair
    - justness
     
  2. Judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments
     
  3. A public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    - judge, jurist
Noun: Justice  jús-tis
  1. (law) the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
    - Department of Justice, Justice Department, DoJ

Derived forms: justices

Type of: adjudicator, assessment, executive department, functionary, judgement, judgment, natural virtue, official, righteousness

Antonym: injustice

Encyclopedia: Justice, OK