do someone injustice

treat someone unfairly, treat someone wrongly

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • injustice — UK [ɪnˈdʒʌstɪs] / US noun Word forms injustice : singular injustice plural injustices a) [uncountable] failure to treat someone fairly and to respect their rights a plan for fighting misery and social injustice The monstrous injustice of his… …   English dictionary

  • injustice — in|jus|tice [ ın dʒʌstıs ] noun uncount failure to treat someone fairly and to respect their rights: a plan for fighting misery and social injustice The monstrous injustice of his words took her breath away. a. count an unfair action or event:… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • injustice — in|jus|tice [ınˈdʒʌstıs] n 1.) [U and C] a situation in which people are treated very unfairly and not given their rights injustice of ▪ the injustice of slavery injustice against ▪ innumerable injustices against the black population ▪ The movie… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • injustice — [[t]ɪnʤʌ̱stɪs[/t]] injustices 1) N VAR Injustice is a lack of fairness in a situation. They ll continue to fight injustice... They resented the injustices of the system. 2) PHRASE: V inflects If you say that someone has done you an injustice, you …   English dictionary

  • injustice — noun 1 (C, U) a situation in which people are treated very unfairly and not given their rights: the injustice of slavery | innumerable injustices against the black population 2 do sb an injustice to judge someone s character unfairly: It would be …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • injustice — [ɪnˈdʒʌstɪs] noun [C/U] an unfair way of treating someone • do sb an injustice to treat someone in an unfair way, for example by saying something bad about them that is not true[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • do someone or something an injustice — do (someone or something) an injustice : to treat (someone or something) in an unfair way They did her a great/terrible/grave injustice by not allowing her to file a complaint. I think you do the book an injustice when you call it “trash.” The… …   Useful english dictionary

  • do an injustice — do (someone or something) an injustice : to treat (someone or something) in an unfair way They did her a great/terrible/grave injustice by not allowing her to file a complaint. I think you do the book an injustice when you call it “trash.” The… …   Useful english dictionary

  • do someone an injustice — do someone/yourself/an injustice phrase to treat or judge someone yourself in an unfair way Perhaps I’ve done you an injustice. Thesaurus: your opinion of yourselfsynonym to think you are importantsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • do yourself an injustice — do someone/yourself/an injustice phrase to treat or judge someone yourself in an unfair way Perhaps I’ve done you an injustice. Thesaurus: your opinion of yourselfsynonym to think you are importantsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

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