Translation of justicia in English:

justicia

justice, n.

feminine noun

  • 1

    (equidad)
    justice
    justicia social social justice
    • los manifestantes pedían justicia the protestors called for justice
    • es de justicia que se lo hayan dado it is only right / just / fair that he should have been given it
    • la distinción de que ha sido objeto es de justicia the award he has received is richly deserved
    • en justicia in all fairness
    • la justicia de su decisión the fairness of her decision
    • nunca se le ha hecho justicia como escritor he has never received due recognition as a writer
    • esta foto no le hace justicia this picture doesn't do him justice
  • 2

    (sistema, leyes)
    la justicia the law
    • quienes administran la justicia those who administer justice / the law
    • huyeron de la justicia they fled from justice / the law
    • recurrieron a la justicia they had recourse to law
    • tomarse la justicia por su mano to take the law into one's own hands