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English definition of “referee”

referee

noun [C]    /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    /ˌref·əˈri/ verb [I/T] [T] He volunteered to referee the game .
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