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addaword.gifdefinition of recuse

verb
to withdraw oneself from acting as a judge or other official in a court case because of possible conflicts of interest
The court also said that Mrs Langerov√° did not break the law by not automatically recusing herself from the case, an assertion disputed by some lawyers as false.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 10/09/2012 12:20:00
Definition of recuse from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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