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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 Korean 심판…
in Arabic حَكَم…
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 Spanish árbitro…
in Portuguese árbitro, -a…
in German der Schiedsrichter…
in Catalan àrbitre, -a…
in Japanese 審判員, (野球の)アンパイア…
in Chinese (Simplified) (体育比赛中的)裁判…
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