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Noun justice has 4 senses
- justice, justness - the quality of being just or fair
--1 is a kind of righteousness; natural virtue
Antonyms: injustice, unjustness
--1 has particulars: fairness, equity; right, rightfulness
- justice, judicature - the administration of law; the act of determining rights and assigning rewards or punishments; "justice deferred is justice denied"
--2 is a kind of administration, disposal
- judge, justice, jurist, magistrate - a public official authorized to decide questions bought before a court of justice
--3 is a kind of official, functionary; adjudicator
--3 has particulars:
- Department of Justice, Justice Department, Justice, DoJ - the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
--4 is a kind of executive department
--4 has parts:
| ||Bureau of Justice Assistance, BJA; Bureau of Justice Statistics, BJS; Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI; Immigration and Naturalization Service, INS; Drug Enforcement Administration, Drug Enforcement Agency, DEA; Federal Bureau of Prisons, BoP; National Institute of Justice, NIJ; United States Marshals Service, US Marshals Service, Marshals|