Administration vs Justice - What's the difference?

administration | justice |

As nouns the difference between administration and justice

is that administration is administration while justice is the title of a justice of court.

As a proper noun justice is




  • (uncountable) The act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in conducting affairs; the conducting of any office or employment; direction.
  • (countable) A body that administers; the executive part of government; the persons collectively who are entrusted with the execution of laws and the superintendence of public affairs; the chief magistrate and his cabinet or council; or the council, or ministry, alone, as in Great Britain.
  • Successive US administrations have had similar Middle East policies.
  • (uncountable) The act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation.
  • ''the administration of a medicine, of an oath, of justice, or of the sacrament.
  • (uncountable, business) Management.
  • (uncountable, legal, UK) An arrangement whereby an insolvent company can continue trading under supervision.
  • The company went into voluntary administration last week.


    * supervision, conduct, management, regulation, organization, governing


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  • The state or characteristic of being just or fair.
  • the justice of a description
  • * Shakespeare
  • This even-handed justice / Commends the ingredients of our poisoned chalice / To our own lips.
  • The ideal of fairness, impartiality, etc., especially with regard to the punishment of wrongdoing.
  • Justice was served.
  • Judgment and punishment of a party who has allegedly wronged another.
  • to demand justice
  • The civil power dealing with law.
  • Ministry of Justice
    the justice system
  • A judge of certain courts. Also capitalized as a title.
  • ''Mr. Justice Krever presides over the appellate court
  • Correctness, conforming to reality or rules.
  • Antonyms

    * injustice

    Derived terms

    * Chief Justice * commutative justice * distributive justice * divine justice * do justice * justice of the peace * poetic justice * puisne justice * strict justice

    See also

    * fairness


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