'Justice' Is Merriam-Webster's 2018 Word Of The Year The dictionary publisher says the word justice is used in phrases such as racial justice, social justice and obstruction of justice — which has its own, popular entry.
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'Justice' Is Merriam-Webster's 2018 Word Of The Year

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'Justice' Is Merriam-Webster's 2018 Word Of The Year

'Justice' Is Merriam-Webster's 2018 Word Of The Year

'Justice' Is Merriam-Webster's 2018 Word Of The Year

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The dictionary publisher says the word justice is used in phrases such as racial justice, social justice and obstruction of justice — which has its own, popular entry.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Merriam-Webster is ready to sum up your interests in a word, and the dictionary publisher says that word is justice. Justice is the word of the year among the most looked up on its site. It's used in phrases like racial justice, social justice, the Justice Department and obstruction of justice, which has its own popular entry. Oxford Dictionaries chose another word of the year - toxic - while dictionary.com went with misinformation. It's MORNING EDITION.

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