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Main Entry: 1judge
Pronunciation: primarystressjschwaj
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): judged; judg·ing
Etymology: Middle English juggen "to judge," from early French juger (same meaning), from Latin judicare "to judge," from judic-, judex "judge," from jus "right, law," and dicere "to say" --related to HOOSEGOW, JURY, JUST, PREJUDICE
1 : to form an opinion after careful consideration
2 : to decide as a judge : TRY
3 : to reach a conclusion about something : THINK

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