Word of the Day – Feb. 27 – Recuse

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Verb: Recuse  (rih-KYOOZ)

Definition: To disqualify oneself as a judge in a particular case: more broadly, to remove oneself from participation to avoid a conflict of interest.

Sample sentence: The judge had to recuse herself because she was the sister-in-law of the defendant.

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