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Engelsk adjektiv: just

1. just used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA just and lasting peace.
A kind and just man.
A just reward.
His just inheritance.

Uttrykk med lignende betydningconscionable, fitting, meet, retributive, retributory, rightful, vindicatory

Se ogsåfair, honorable, honourable, just, right, righteous

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)unjust

2. just fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningEquitable treatment of all citizens.
An equitable distribution of gifts among the children.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)equitable

Uttrykk med lignende betydningevenhanded, fair, honest

Se ogsåfair, impartial, just, just

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)inequitable, unjust

3. just free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA fair referee.
Fair deal.
On a fair footing.
A fair fight.
By fair means or foul.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)fair

Uttrykk med lignende betydningantimonopoly, antitrust, clean, fair-and-square, fair-minded, sporting, sportsmanlike, sporty

Se ogsåimpartial, just, reasonable, sensible

Kjennetegner disse uttrykkeneequity, fairness

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)unfair, unjust

4. just of moral excellence

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA genuinely good person.
A just cause.
An upright and respectable man.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)good, upright

Uttrykk med lignende betydningrighteous

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)unrighteous

Engelsk adverb: just

1. just and nothing more

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI was merely asking.
It is simply a matter of time.
Just a scratch.
He was only a child.
Hopes that last but a moment.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)but, merely, only, simply

2. just indicating exactness or preciseness

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do.
It was just as he said--the jewel was gone.
It has just enough salt.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)exactly, precisely

3. just only a moment ago

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe has just arrived.
The sun just now came out.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)just now

4. just absolutely

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI just can't take it anymore.
He was just grand as Romeo.
It's simply beautiful!.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)simply

Overordnet anvendelseintensifier, intensive

5. just only a very short time before

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey could barely hear the speaker.
We hardly knew them.
Just missed being hit.
Had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open.
Would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)barely, hardly, scarce, scarcely

6. just exactly at this moment or the moment described

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe've just finished painting the walls, so don't touch them.

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