I adjective
1) (right and fair: not favouring one more than another: a fair and just decision.) justo
2) (reasonable; based on one's rights: He certainly has a just claim to the money.) justo
3) (deserved: He got his just reward when he crashed the stolen car and broke his leg.) merecido
- justness II adverb
1) ((often with as) exactly or precisely: This penknife is just what I needed; He was behaving just as if nothing had happened; The house was just as I'd remembered it.) justamente
2) ((with as) quite: This dress is just as nice as that one.) exactamente
3) (very lately or recently: He has just gone out of the house.) agora mesmo
4) (on the point of; in the process of: She is just coming through the door.) mesmo agora
5) (at the particular moment: The telephone rang just as I was leaving.) mesmo
6) ((often with only) barely: We have only just enough milk to last till Friday; I just managed to escape; You came just in time.) à justa
7) (only; merely: They waited for six hours just to get a glimpse of the Queen; `Where are you going?' `Just to the post office'; Could you wait just a minute?)
8) (used for emphasis, eg with commands: Just look at that mess!; That just isn't true!; I just don't know what to do.) absolutamente
9) (absolutely: The weather is just marvellous.) mesmo
- just now
- just then
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[dʒ∧st] adj 1 justo, imparcial equitativo. 2 probo, íntegro. 3 justificável, razoável, merecido. 4 legal, lícito, legítimo. 5 adequado, oportuno. 6 correto, exato. 7 verdadeiro, verídico. • adv 1 exatamente, perfeitamente. it is just three o’clock / são exatamente três horas. that’s just it! / exatamente assim! I just knew it / eu o sabia exatamente. this hat is just you / este chapéu é parecido com você, é a sua cara. 2 quase, agora mesmo. 3 há pouco, daqui a pouco. he’s just gone / ele acaba de sair. 4 por mínima margem, por pouco. 5 somente, meramente. just let me pass! / deixem-me ainda (ou apenas) passar! just tell me / diga-me apenas. 6 coll positivamente, realmente. I just won’t do it / de forma nenhuma vou fazê-lo. it was just marvellous! / era realmente magnífico! 7 no mesmo momento. just as he came / no momento em que chegou. just as I had left, it began to rain / mal tinha saído, começou a chover. a just distinction uma justa distinção. I was just sure at it senti absoluta certeza. just about a) quase. b) quase não. just a moment! um momento, por favor! just beyond mais adiante. just in case no caso de, na hipótese de. just now agora mesmo. just so! certamente! just then naquele momento. just the same apesar disso, todavia. just two hours apenas ou exatamente duas horas. that is just as well coll isto é a mesmíssima coisa.
[dʒ∧st] n, vi = {{link=joust}}joust{{/link}}.

English-Portuguese dictionary. 2013.


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