do oneself justice

do as well as one can do

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • do oneself justice — ► do oneself justice perform as well as one is able. Main Entry: ↑justice …   English terms dictionary

  • do oneself justice — To show one s abilities to best advantage • • • Main Entry: ↑justice * * * perform as well as one is able to …   Useful english dictionary

  • do oneself justice — perform as well as one is able. → justice …   English new terms dictionary

  • justice — ► NOUN 1) just behaviour or treatment. 2) the quality of being just. 3) the administration of law or some other authority according to the principles of just behaviour and treatment. 4) a judge or magistrate. ● bring someone to justice Cf. ↑bring …   English terms dictionary

  • 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

  • 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 — n. 1 just conduct. 2 fairness. 3 the exercise of authority in the maintenance of right. 4 judicial proceedings (was duly brought to justice; the Court of Justice). 5 a a magistrate. b a judge, esp. (in England) of the Supreme Court of Judicature …   Useful english dictionary

  • justice — noun 1》 just behaviour or treatment.     ↘the quality of being just. 2》 the administration of the law or authority in maintaining this. 3》 a judge or magistrate. Phrases bring someone to justice arrest and try someone in court for a crime. do… …   English new terms dictionary

  • justice — /ˈdʒʌstəs / (say justuhs) noun 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 with …   Australian English dictionary

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