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[juhs-tin; French zhys-tan; German yoo s-teen] /ˈdʒʌs tɪn; French ʒüsˈtɛ̃; German yʊsˈtin/
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “just.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But Justin, although he retreated, declared that he was not afraid of them.

  • What made her smile was the idea of outwitting that spy of a Justin.

  • Will you undertake it, Justin, now that the chance has come?

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  • He had told Justin the story almost as soon as Justin was of an age to understand it.

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  • For the rest, he had lavished Justin nobly for his mother's sake.

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Word Origin and History for Justin

masc. proper name, from Latin Iustinus, literally "just," from iustus (see just (adj.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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