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judge

noun [C]
 
 
/dʒʌdʒ/
LAW a person who is in charge of a court of law and who makes final decisions in legal disagreements: All three judges found him guilty of professional misconduct. a High Court/Supreme Court judge
someone who decides who should win a competition: A panel of judges chose six team projects as winners.
→ See also bankruptcy judge, circuit judge, district judge, federal judge
(Definition of judge noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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