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Definition of just adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [usually before noun]
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  1. 1that most people consider to be morally fair and reasonable synonym fair a just decision/law/society
  2. 2the just noun [plural] people who are just
  3. 3appropriate in a particular situation a just reward/punishment I think she got her just deserts (= what she deserved). opposite unjust
    adverb to be treated justly to be justly proud of something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: just