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English definition of “sit in judgment on/over sb”

sit in judgment on/over sb

mainly disapproving
to make a judgment on someone especially when you have no right to do so: I don't know why he thinks he can sit in judgment over us like that.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
(Definition of sit in judgment on/over sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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