Meaning of “officiate” in the English Dictionary

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"officiate" in British English

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(Definition of “officiate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"officiate" in American English

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officiateverb [ I ]

us /əˈfɪʃ·iˌeɪt/

to be in charge of a sports event and make decisions about the rules of play, or to lead a ceremony or other public event:

Lambert was a football official for three decades and officiated in ten postseason games.
A judge officiated at the wedding.

(Definition of “officiate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)