Definition of Recuse in English :

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Recuse meaning in English

Meaning of Recuse in English

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1. recuse

disqualify oneself (as a judge) in a particular case

2. recuse

challenge or except to a judge as being incompetent or interested, in canon and civil law

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verb US, Canadian and South Africa
(tr; reflexive)
to remove from participation in a court case due to potential prejudice or partiality

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verb transitive, verb intransitiveWord forms: reˈcused or reˈcusing
to disqualify or withdraw from a position of judging, as because of prejudice or personal interest

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tr.v. re·cused, re·cus·ing, re·cus·es
To disqualify or seek to disqualify (a judge or juror) from participation in the decision in a case, as for personal prejudice against a party or for personal interest in the outcome.

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