justicia
feminine noun
1. justice (derecho) ; fairness, justice (equidad)
  • administrar justicia -> to administer justice
  • en justicia -> in (all) fairness
  • se le hizo justicia entregándole el premio -> she received the recognition she deserved when she was awarded the prize
  • esa foto no le hace justicia -> that photo doesn't do him justice
  • ser de justicia -> to be only fair
  • justicia social -> social justice
2. (sistema de leyes)
  • la justicia -> the law
  • tomarse la justicia por su mano -> to take the law into one's own hands
3. (organización)
  • la justicia española -> the Spanish legal system
  • la persigue la justicia británica -> she is being sought by the British courts

justicia [hoos-tee’-the-ah]
noun
1. Justice, giving to every man his due. (f)
2. Justice, the attribute of God according to which he arranges all things. (f)
3. Reason, honesty; equity; right (derecho). (f)
4. Retribution, punishment. (f)
noun
5. Justice, magistrate or tribunal. (m)
  • Hacer justicia a -> to do justice to
  • Tomarse la justicia por su mano -> to take the law into one's own hands
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justicia
(gen) justice; (equidad) fairness; equity; (derecho) right
de justicia justly; deservedly; lo estimo de justicia I think it fair; es de justicia añadir que it is only fair to add that; en justicia by rights; hacer justicia a to do justice to; tomarse la justicia por su mano to take the law into one's own hands
justicia gratuita legal aid
justicia poética poetic justice
justicia social social justice
representative of authority
justicias y ladrones cops and robbers (familiar)

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