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circuit judgenoun [C]

 /ˈsɜr·kət ˌdʒʌdʒ/
a judge who ​decidescases that are ​brought to a circuit ​court: The Circuit Judge ​issued a ​temporaryrestrainingorder.
(Definition of circuit judge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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circuit judgenoun [C]

uk   us   LAW
a ​judge who ​travels to and ​works in the ​courts that are in different ​places within a particular area's ​courtsystem: The ​seniorjudgesfill in for ​district and ​circuitjudges who are ill, on ​vacation, or otherwise ​unavailable. She became the first woman ​circuitjudge in the 5th Circuit.
(Definition of circuit judge from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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