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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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However, Kelly believes an idea that has been mooted in the past, to swap referees with other European countries for club games, would be a great way of helping our officials gain invaluable experience.
We are working to increase awareness among players, coaches and parents to let them know about our role as referees so that we get more respect.
Laband (1990), Hamermesh (1994), and Engers and Gans (1998) point Out that, if the participation rate of referees is high, then the review process could not only serve as a good screening mechanism but also provide added value to the paper and hence improve the quality of the journal.
Referees in Argentina earn a minimum of US$47 a game.
The journal's editor, editorial board, and referees naturally develop a shared vision of the nature of the journal.
These are usually the inexperienced referees who make a lot of mistakes.
There are currently 38 referees in the Spor Toto Super League, which he said would be reduced to 22 by the year's end.
WORLD Rugby has faced strong condemnation for its admission that referee Craig Joubert blundered in awarding Australia their decisive penalty against Scotland.
Such incidents have occasionally led to referees boycotting games.
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.
Webb said that referees spend a lot of time together searching for consistency.
AFC is doing a lot for referee development in Asia and today Asian referees are the same quality as any other referees in the world.
Muscat: Three retired referees will be elected to the referees' panel to give the committee more decision making powers that could help the Oman Football Association (OFA) to work in a more transparent manner, Times Sport has learnt.
After the programme is launched, new student referees will be recruited every year and drafted into the Mural programme.