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English definition of “judge”

judge

noun [C]     /dʒʌdʒ/
LAW B2 someone who controls a trial in court, decides how criminals should be punished, and makes decisions about legal things: Judge Moylan The judge ruled that they had acted correctly.Judges and juries
COMPETITION B1 someone who decides which person or thing wins a competition: the Olympic judgesRefereeing and judging in sport
a bad/good, etc judge of sth someone who is usually wrong/usually right, etc when they judge something: a good judge of characterAnalysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
(Definition of judge noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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