justice

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justice(
juhs
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tihs
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fairness)
a. la justicia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She's an incredible singer. Unfortunately, this recording doesn't do her justice.Es una cantante increíble. Desgraciadamente, esta grabación no le hace justicia.
2. (legal)
a. la justicia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Until we find the killers, there will be no justice.Hasta que no encontremos a los asesinos, no habrá justicia.
3. (profession)
a. el juez
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la jueza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The lawyer approached the justice to give him the document.El abogado se acercó al juez para darle el documento.
b. la juez
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Sonia Sotomayor was the first Hispanic justice of the US Supreme Court.Sonia Sotomayor fue la primera juez hispana de la Corte Suprema estadounidense.
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justice
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (power of law)
a. la justicia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to bring somebody to justicellevar a alguien a los tribunales
2. (fairness)
a. la justicia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
this photograph doesn't do him justiceesta fotografía no le hace justicia
not to do oneself justiceno dar lo mejor de sí mismo(a)
3. (law)
a. la juez mf, jueza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(judge)
justice courtjuzgado de instrucción or de primera instancia
Justice of the Peacejuez de paz
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justice [ˈdʒʌstɪs]
noun
1 (Jur) justicia (f)
to bring sb to justice llevar a algn ante los tribunales
2 (fairness) justicia (f)
to do o.s. justice quedar bien; to do sb justice hacer justicia a algn; this doesn't do him justice [+photo etc] no le favorece; it doesn't do justice to his skills no está a la altura de sus capacidades; to do justice to a meal hacer los honores a una comida
3 (person) juez (m)
Justice of the Peace (Britain) juez (m) de paz; (Lord) Chief Justice Presidente (m) del Tribunal Supremo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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