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referee

noun [C]  us   /ˌref·əˈri/ (short form ref)
(in some sports) a person who controls a game and makes sure the rules are followed, or more generally a person who helps to find a fair solution to a disagreement: Fans booed the referee’s call.
referee
verb [I/T]  us   /ˌref·əˈri/
[T] He volunteered to referee the game.
Translations of “referee”
in Korean 심판…
in Arabic حَكَم…
in Portuguese árbitro…
in Catalan àrbitre, -a…
in Japanese (スポーツの)審判員, レフリー…
in Italian arbitro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裁判, 裁判,裁判員, 仲裁人…
in Russian судья (в спорте)…
in Turkish hakem…
in Chinese (Simplified) 裁判, 裁判,裁判员, 仲裁人…
in Polish sędzia…
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