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Synonyms for referee

Synonyms for referee

a person, usually appointed, who decides the issues or results, or supervises the conduct, of a competition or conflict

to make a decision about (a controversy or dispute, for example) after deliberation, as in a court of law

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(sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play

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someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication

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an attorney appointed by a court to investigate and report on a case

be a referee or umpire in a sports competition

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evaluate professionally a colleague's work

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Panayi, a former international referee, has withdrawn from refereeing this season, tired of Cypriot football which he believes has been plagued for years by vested interests.
Her hard work, dedication and strong refereeing performances have propelled her into the top handful of female referees in the world and into the national panel here in Ireland.
Refereeing correct decisions makes football more beautiful and attractive and that is why I think the role of the referee today is very crucial.
Among the real referees there were fewer with card totals near the middle of the range and more at the high and low ends.
The announcement comes in the wake of our football referees course, held at Longbenton Sports Ground, where 12 students gained their qualification.
net users, but will offer tremendous benefit for all those responsible for educating and certifying referees in the U.
There is a big possibility that the foreign referees will also commit mistakes.
The referees were put through their paces by Michael Gillespie, North Riding County FA level three referee, and Joyce who took sessions dealing with speed and speed endurance.
The findings are from research carried out by Dr Melissa Anderson and Dr Sandy Wolfson of Northumbria University who surveyed 11 Premier League referees and 183 who officiate at county level.
He will work closely with (European Rugby Cup referee manager) Donal Courtney who played an important part in the recruitment process, and together they will be working towards a common philosophy for coaching elite match officials across the Six Nations.
Each young referee has been nominated by their County FA and will learn, through both theory and practical sessions, how to develop a variety of essential skills such as communication techniques, decision-making and teamwork.
LAHORE -- Pakistan's Khurram Shahzad has been appointed as the FIFA referee to officiate in the AFC U22 Championship Group D Qualifiers being played from June 16 to 24 at Kathmandu, Nepal.
From Back Page as the 33-year-old joined Craig Thomson at Elite Referee level - the first time Scotland has had more than one representative on the list.
The new referees are usually sent with an experienced Grade A referee to observe and help with measuring at a match.
Sixteen League of Ireland players embarked on their first steps to becoming a referee after a day of lectures and insight in a PFAI-led initiative.