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Spanish translation of “judge”

judge

verb /dʒadʒ/
(legal) to hear and try (cases) in a court of law
juzgar
Who will be judging this case?
to decide which is the best in a competition etc
hacer de jurado
Is she going to judge the singing competition again? Who will be judging the vegetables at the flower show? Who is judging at the horse show?
to consider and form an idea of; to estimate
juzgar
You can’t judge a man by his appearance Watch how a cat judges the distance before it jumps She couldn’t judge whether he was telling the truth.
to criticize for doing wrong
juzgar
We have no right to judge him – we might have done the same thing ourselves.
judgement noun ( judgment) the decision of a judge in a court of law
juicio, sentencia, fallo
It looked as if he might be acquitted but the judgement went against him.
the act of judging or estimating
juicio, parecer, criterio
Faulty judgement in overtaking is a common cause of traffic accidents.
the ability to make right or sensible decisions
juicio
You showed good judgement in choosing this method.
(an) opinion
juicio, opinión
In my judgement, he is a very good actor.
judging from / to judge from if one can use (something) as an indication
a juzgar por
Judging from the sky, there’ll be a storm soon.
pass judgement (on) to criticize or condemn
pronunciar sentencia sobre
I’m hesitant to pass judgement on him as I’m sure he did his best Do not pass judgement (on others) unless you are perfect yourself.
(Definition of judge from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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