just

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just is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
just

Pronunciation[change]

Adverb[change]

Positive
just

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. When you just do something, you only did that thing.
    He was hungry, and he just wanted a good meal.
  2. When you just did something, you only did it a short time ago.
    I just left the house.

Adjective[change]

Positive
just

Comparative
more just

Superlative
most just

  1. When something is just, it is fair.
    It seems like a just punishment to put someone in jail for stealing.

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