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Definition of recuse verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

recuse

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//rɪˈkjuːz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈkjuːz//
 
[transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they recuse
BrE BrE//rɪˈkjuːz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈkjuːz//
 
he / she / it recuses
BrE BrE//rɪˈkjuːzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈkjuːzɪz//
 
past simple recused
BrE BrE//rɪˈkjuːzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈkjuːzd//
 
past participle recused
BrE BrE//rɪˈkjuːzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈkjuːzd//
 
-ing form recusing
BrE BrE//rɪˈkjuːzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈkjuːzɪŋ//
 
 
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recuse somebody/something (from something) to excuse a judge, lawyer, or member of a jury (1) from a case in court because they may not be able to act fairly The judge recused himself from the case because he knew a member of the family.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: recuse