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just

  

      adj  
1   
a    fair or impartial in action or judgment  
b    (as collective n; preceded by the)  
the just     
2    conforming to high moral standards; honest  
3    consistent with justice  
a just action     
4    rightly applied or given; deserved  
a just reward     
5    legally valid; lawful  
a just inheritance     
6    well-founded; reasonable  
just criticism     
7    correct, accurate, or true  
a just account     
      adv     (unstressed)  
8    used with forms of have to indicate an action performed in the very recent past  
I have just closed the door     
9    at this very instant  
he's just coming in to land     
10    no more than; merely; only  
just an ordinary car     
11    exactly; precisely  
that's just what I mean     
12    by a small margin; barely  
he just got there in time     
13    (intensifier)  
it's just wonderful to see you     
14    Informal   indeed; with a vengeance  
isn't it just     
15    just about  
a    at the point of starting (to do something)  
b    very nearly; almost  
I've just about had enough     
16    just a moment, second, or minute   an expression requesting the hearer to wait or pause for a brief period of time  
17    just now  
a    a very short time ago  
b    at this moment  
c      (S. African)  
informal   in a little while  
18    just on   having reached exactly  
it's just on five o'clock     
19    just so  
a    an expression of complete agreement or of unwillingness to dissent  
b    arranged with precision  
     (C14: from Latin justus righteous, from jus justice)  
  justly      adv  
  justness      n  
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  


just-in-time  
      adj   denoting or relating to an industrial method in which waste of resources is eliminated or reduced by producing production-line components, etc., as they are required, rather than holding large stocks,   (Abbrev.)    JIT  
just intonation  
      n   a form of tuning employing the pitch intervals of the untempered natural scale, sometimes employed in the playing of the violin, cello, etc.  
just noticeable difference  
      n     (Psychol)      another name for       difference threshold     (Abbrev.)    jnd  
Saint-Just     (French)  
      n   Louis Antoine Léon de (<PH:l><PH:w><PH:i> <PH:B><PH:t><PH:w><PH:a><PH:n> <PH:l><PH:e><PH:P> <PH:d><PH:&>). 1767--94, French Revolutionary leader and orator. A member of the Committee of Public Safety (1793--94), he was guillotined with Robespierre  
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exp.
non, pas encore
exp.
just joking
[familier]
v.
am not
as in, I amn't going to the store. to replace the word ain't.
exp.
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
v.
Not to include something
I want to try a diet that excludes dairy products.
exp.
not an easy task
v.
like a cocoon not an infection.
exp.
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
exp.
not right; out of order; not functioning properly
adj.
(about persons) not to be trusted; dangerous
exp.
be/not be interested in getting married and having a family
n.
something not worthy; something of poor quality; a crap
[Slang] This book is a bag of wank, I am disappointed.
exp.
not matter; have no value or effect; be useless
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
conj.
albeit although, even if, even though, notwithstanding that, tho' (U.S. or poetic) though
Charles's letter was indeed published, albeit in a somewhat abbreviated form.
exp.
En cualquier momento, tendré pruebas para conformarlo.
id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
v.
meet people on a chat on Internet or via e-mail or social networks. meet virtually and not physically
INTERNET
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
n.
addendum to a contract in general that you do not wish for everyone to see
[Leg.]
n.
someone who does not use high-technology items or services on a daily basis
[Slang] "Amish" is the name of a religious group arisen in the 16th century, that resists modern world's changes (including technology, fashion etc.)
n.
a lengthy commercial (frequently of a half-hour or hour's duration) parading as information or a documentary, though not necessarily presented by a celebrity.
exp.
do not take into account, disregard, ignore on purpose, avoid, dismiss
E.g: His boss asked him for a report, but he gave it the go-by.
n.
Something that as soon as it is done becomes decided upon to repeat the next year and years to come. Does not necessarily have to had been done previous years to be defined an instant tradition.
exp.
neighborhood considered dangerous, where it's not recommended to go, especially as an outsider
exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
exp.
wait for something, usually linked to a previous event, to happen; expect something that can not be avoided to happen
id.
expression meaning that one should not criticize someone else for a mistake that he/she also makes or a flaw that he/she also has

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