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Meaning of “umpire” - Learner’s Dictionary

umpire

noun [C]     /ˈʌmpaɪər/
someone whose job is to watch a sports game and make sure that the players obey the rules: a tennis/cricket umpireOccupations and tradesRefereeing and judging in sport
umpire verb [I, T]
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…
(Definition of umpire from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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