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American English: /dʒədʒ/
British English: /dʒʌdʒ/

Translation of judge in Spanish:


  • 2 (appraiser) he's a good judge of character
    es muy buen psicólogo
    tiene buen ojo para la gente
    she's an excellent judge of wines
    entiende mucho de vinos
    it sounds fine to me, but I'm no judge
    a mí me parece bien, pero yo no soy un experto
    let me be the judge of that
    eso lo decidiré yo

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (Law)
    Example sentences
    • It is important that all cases are judged on the individual circumstances.
    • The judge is bound to endeavor to judge each case on the basis of the codified law.
    • His case will be heard by a three-member disciplinary commission, which will judge the case and assess the penalty.
    ser el juez de
    he will judge the competition
    él adjudicará los premios del certamen
    él será el juez del certamen
    Example sentences
    • The functional digital car competition is judged on effective use of virtual prototyping tools.
    • The kids joined in the auction school, and male vocalist of the year Adam Harvey spent hours judging the ute competition.
    • We won that a few years ago and we go around now judging competitions.
  • 2 2.1 (estimate)
    I judged her to be about 35
    le calculaba unos 35 años
    she had judged the moment to act very cleverly
    había elegido muy bien el momento de actuar
    Example sentences
    • He knows that, judging from opinion poll research, concentrating on Europe as an issue is normally the route to defeat.
    • The majority of America must then be liberals, judging from recent public opinion polls.
    • It sounds like hard work - it is hard work - but judging from the volunteer diaries on the website, it is very rewarding.
    2.2 (assess)
    I'll be the one to judge who gets the job
    yo seré quien decida or juzgue a quién se le da el trabajo
    you'll be judged solely on or by your exam results
    se le juzgará exclusivamente sobre la base de los resultados del examen
    (as) judged by
    a juzgar por
    2.3 (deem) I judged it (to be) unwise to say too much
    juzgué or consideré imprudente hablar demasiado
  • 3 (censure, condemn) don't judge her too harshly
    no seas demasiado severo con ella
    no la juzgues con demasiada severidad

intransitive verb

  • 1 (decide) you shouldn't judge by appearances
    no deberías juzgar or dejarte llevar por las apariencias
    judging by
    a juzgar por
    to judge for oneself
    juzgar por sí ( oretc. ) mismo
  • 2 (pass judgment)
    dictar sentencia
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