injusticia
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (unjust act)
a. injustice
El sargento cometió una injusticia cuando castigó al soldado raso.The sergeant committed an injustice when he punished the private.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Es una injusticia que le hayan dado el puesto a Elena y no a ti.It's not fair that they've given the position to Elena and not you.
Lo que el hermano de Adolfo le hizo con la herencia de sus padres es una verdadera injusticia.What Adolfo's brother did to him over their parents' inheritance was really unfair.
2. (lack of justice)
a. unfairness
Los jueces eran corruptos y la injusticia era moneda corriente.The judges were corrupt and unfairness was rife.
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injusticia
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. injustice
¡es una injusticia!it's not fair!
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injusticia
(falta de justicia) injustice; (falta de equidad) unfairness
es una injusticia (inmerecido) it's unjust; it's an injustice; (no equitativo) it's unfair
fue víctima de una injusticia es una injusticia total que el confort del primer mundo lo está pagando la humillación del tercer mundo y la pobreza del tercer mundo Es una injusticia el que el 80% de la recaudación por IRPF provenga de rentas del trabajo es una injusticia que Madrid no haya dedicado una calle a Pedro de Répide sería una injusticia que los pequeños accionistas se vean perjudicados
una solemne injusticia a terrible injustice; con injusticia unjustly
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "injusticia"
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habla de la injusticia como si no
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no habrá verdadera paz mientras que haya injusticia social
There will be no real peace as long as there is social injustice
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