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judge advocate general

  

      n   pl   , judge advocates general, judge advocate generals   the civil adviser to the Crown on matters relating to courts martial and on military law generally  
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judge  
      n  
1    a public official with authority to hear cases in a court of law and pronounce judgment upon them  
   Compare       magistrate       justice       5, 6  
  
Related adj  
    judicial  
2    a person who is appointed to determine the result of contests or competitions  
3    a person qualified to comment critically  
a good judge of antiques     
4    a leader of the peoples of Israel from Joshua's death to the accession of Saul  
      vb  
5    to hear and decide upon (a case at law)  
6    tr   to pass judgment on; sentence  
7    when tr, may take a clause as object or an infinitive   to decide or deem (something) after inquiry or deliberation  
8    to determine the result of (a contest or competition)  
9    to appraise (something) critically  
10    tr; takes a clause as object   to believe (something) to be the case; suspect  
     (C14: from Old French jugier, from Latin judicare to pass judgment, from judex a judge)  
  judgeable      adj  
  judgeless      adj  
  judgelike      adj  
  judger      n  
  judgingly      adv  


circuit judge  
      n     (Brit)   a judge presiding over a county court or crown court  
district court judge  
      n     (Austral. and N.Z)   a judge presiding over a lower court,   (Former name)    magistrate  
judge advocate  
      n   pl   , judge advocates   an officer who superintends proceedings at a military court martial  
judge advocate general  
      n   pl   , judge advocates general, judge advocate generals   the civil adviser to the Crown on matters relating to courts martial and on military law generally  
judge-made  
      adj   based on a judge's interpretation or decision (esp. in the phrase judge-made law)  
touch judge  
      n   one of the two linesmen in rugby  

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judge

  

      n  
1    adjudicator, arbiter, arbitrator, moderator, referee, umpire  
2    appraiser, arbiter, assessor, authority, connoisseur, critic, evaluator, expert  
3    beak     (Brit. slang)   justice, magistrate  
      vb  
4    adjudge, adjudicate, arbitrate, ascertain, conclude, decide, determine, discern, distinguish, mediate, referee, umpire  
5    appraise, appreciate, assess, consider, criticize, esteem, estimate, evaluate, examine, rate, review, value  
6    adjudge, condemn, decree, doom, find, pass sentence, pronounce sentence, rule, sentence, sit, try  

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
v.
say publicly that something should be done
I never advocate my opinion because I am shy to speak in front of many people.
v.
to try to judge something without calculating
Sentence: I always try estimating how much I will spend before going shopping.
exp.
l'habit ne fait pas le moine
n.
a care order is an official instruction (made by a judge or magistrate) that a child should be taken into care
adj.
- (usually of a person) lacking in intelligence, common sense, or just in general awareness; clumsy or idiotic. - [colloquial] [noun] a person that displays these character traits. - [informal] used for emphasis when something is dull, irritating, or nonsensical.
1) "I thought that I was stupid for failing my exam, but at least I tried," 2) "That's not how you do it, stupid!" 3) "I'm tired of this stupid computer!"
n.
relating to, involving, or dealing with abstract, general, or universal statements or laws
n.
tempting someone with promise of reward (an attractive person in general) to reveal information or to test one's partner loyalty, faithfulness : can be for lovers, business partners, espionage
n.
right granted to a general assembly to give an opinion on the salaries and bonuses of top managers
[Bus.]
n.
addendum to a contract in general that you do not wish for everyone to see
[Leg.]
n.
1. the state of being joined together 2. in logic, the connection of isolated facts by means of a general description or hypothesis which applies to them all
n.
a patient who lost is tracheal reflexes by general anesthesia or Coma ; state whos trache has been protected by a tube that permits artificial ventilation.
Medical term
exp.
a misfit; something or someone looking/behaving in a manner that comes in contradiction with the general context
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