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circuit judgenoun [C]

/ˈsɜr·kət ˌdʒʌdʒ/
a judge who decides cases that are brought to a circuit court: The Circuit Judge issued a temporary restraining order.
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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 court system: The senior judges fill in for district and circuit judges who are ill, on vacation, or otherwise unavailable. She became the first woman circuit judge in the 5th Circuit.
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