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[ juhst ]
/ dʒʌst /
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adjective

adverb

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Idioms for just

    just so, neat and tidy; carefully arranged: My mother-in-law is very fussy; everything has to be placed just so.

Origin of just

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1325–75; Middle English <Latin jūstus righteous, equivalent to jūs law, right + -tus adj. suffix
gist, jest, just

Definition for just (2 of 2)

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[ juhst ]
/ dʒʌst /

noun, verb (used without object)

juster, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for just

just

adjective (dʒʌst)

adverb (dʒʌst, unstressed dʒəst)

justly, adverbjustness, noun
C14: from Latin jūstus righteous, from jūs justice
The use of just with exactly (it's just exactly what they want) is redundant and should be avoided: it's exactly what they want
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Idioms and Phrases with just

just

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