circuit judge


circuit judge
noun
: a judge who holds a circuit court

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a judge of a circuit court.
[1795-1805, Amer.]

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circuit judge noun
A judge in a county or crown court
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Main Entry:circuit

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circuit judge UK US noun [countable] [singular circuit judge plural circuit judges] legal
a judge who visits a number of courts of law in an area regularly in order to deal with local cases
Thesaurus: lawyers and people who work in law courtshyponym

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noun, pl ⋯ judges [count]
US law : a judge who hears and tries cases in a circuit court

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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