bring to justice

bring to justice
punish for wrongdoing, try in court

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • bring to justice — index convict, determine, impeach, lodge (bring a complaint), prosecute (charge), sue Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • bring to justice — phrasal : to cause to be brought before a proper tribunal for trial * * * bring to justice To bring to trial and (usu) to punish (someone believed to be guilty) • • • Main Entry: ↑justice …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring to justice — idi to cause to come before a court for trial or to receive punishment for one s misdeeds …   From formal English to slang

  • justice — [jus′tis] n. [OFr < L justitia < justus: see JUST1] 1. the quality of being righteous; rectitude 2. impartiality; fairness 3. the quality of being right or correct 4. sound reason; rightfulness; validity 5. reward or …   English World dictionary

  • bring — /brɪŋ / (say bring) verb (t) (brought, bringing) 1. to cause to come with oneself; take along to the place or person sought; conduct or convey. 2. to cause to come, as to a recipient or possessor, to the mind or knowledge, into a particular… …   Australian English dictionary

  • justice — justiceless, adj. /jus tis/, n. 1. the quality of being just; righteousness, equitableness, or moral rightness: to uphold the justice of a cause. 2. rightfulness or lawfulness, as of a claim or title; justness of ground or reason: to complain… …   Universalium

  • justice — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Conformity to moral principles Nouns 1. justice, justness, fairness, fair treatment, impartiality, equity, equitableness; poetic justice, rough justice, deserts; nemesis (see punishment); scales of… …   English dictionary for students

  • justice — jus•tice [[t]ˈdʒʌs tɪs[/t]] n. 1) the quality of being just; righteousness, equitableness, or moral rightness 2) rightfulness or lawfulness, as of a claim: to complain with justice[/ex] 3) justness of ground or reason 4) the quality of being true …   From formal English to slang

  • bring to book — idi to bring to justice …   From formal English to slang

  • Justice — Justice …   Википедия

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