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referee

ref·er·ee

referee

 
pronunciation:
re f ri
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a sports official who makes sure that players follow the rules of the game.
 
similar words:
umpire
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: refereed, refereeing, referees
definition: to act as a referee in.
The coach's assistant offered to referee the game.
 
synonyms:
arbitrate, umpire
similar words:
judge
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