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just



Pronunciation: ( just), [key]
adj.
1. guided by truth, reason, justice, and fairness: We hope to be just in our understanding of such difficult situations.
2. done or made according to principle; equitable; proper: a just reply.
3. based on right; rightful; lawful: a just claim.
4. in keeping with truth or fact; true; correct: a just analysis.
5. given or awarded rightly; deserved, as a sentence, punishment, or reward: a just penalty.
6. in accordance with standards or requirements; proper or right: just proportions.
7. (esp. in Biblical use) righteous.
8. actual, real, or genuine.

adv.
1. within a brief preceding time; but a moment before: The sun just came out.
2. exactly or precisely: This is just what I mean.
3. by a narrow margin; barely: The arrow just missed the mark.
4. only or merely: He was just a clerk until he became ambitious.
5. actually; really; positively: The weather is just glorious.

just



Pronunciation: ( just), [key]
n., v.i.
joust.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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