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just cause

This page is about the collocation just cause

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a cause that it is morally right or just

For example

  • Do you think the struggle for equal rights is a just cause?

  • Nelson Mandela knew his cause was just, so he kept on fighting until his people were free.

Quick Quiz

If you're fighting for a just cause, you're

a. fighting injustice

b. causing injustice

c. ignoring injustice

Contributor: Matt Errey