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umpirenoun [C]

 us   /ˈʌm·pɑɪər/ (short form ump,  /ʌmp/ )
(in some sports) a person who controls a game and makes sure that the rules are followed
umpire
verb [I/T]  us   /ˈʌm·pɑɪər/
[T] Who’s going to umpire the game tonight?
Translations of “umpire”
in Arabic حَكَم…
in Korean 심판…
in Malaysian pengadil…
in French arbitre…
in Turkish hakem…
in Italian arbitro…
in Chinese (Traditional) (體育比賽中的)裁判…
in Russian судья (в спорте)…
in Polish sędzia…
in Vietnamese trọng tài…
in Spanish árbitro…
in Portuguese árbitro, -a…
in Thai กรรมการตัดสิน…
in German der Schiedsrichter…
in Catalan àrbitre, -a…
in Japanese 審判員, (野球の)アンパイア…
in Indonesian wasit…
in Chinese (Simplified) (体育比赛中的)裁判…
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