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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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I dislike ditching referees with suspensions as I'd rather that I see them fined heavily-as in erring players exacted excessive fines instead of getting grounded.
Sources familiar with the story indicate that the referees have only paid been once since the start of the 2017-2018.
Elaborating on the need for VAR, Collina said: "The target (of VAR) is to protect the referees by avoiding mistakes which affect the outcome of the match.
Since then, she has officiated in four international matches, including three as assistant referees and one as referee.
New referees will be able to attend the meetings held at Walton Hall Park to seek advice on any problems they may have.
Using video footage, assistant referees will be able to assess whether red cards were justified or not.
Ravi and Tucker will be the on-field umpires for the opening match between England and Bangladesh at The Oval on 1 June,with Oxenford in the third umpire's room along with Boon as match referee, while Gaffaney will be the fourth umpire.
For every referee, man or woman, refereeing in the Bundesliga is the ultimate goal," Steinhaus was quoted as saying in a statement posted on the DFB's website.
With Xeebra, referees can review plays using an intuitive touchscreen, the referee can narrow views from 16 to 4, 2, or full screen as needed to review every angle in great detail.
Experienced referees should be called on to referee at any time.
Research has shown that, during a match, international referees travel an average distance of between 9 and 13 kilometers (3, 6).
Panayi added that "there are capable referees who shouldn't have to have a former referee or referee observers as a father or relative".
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- In the face of increasing complaints about the quality of the officiating in Turkish leagues, Central Refereeing Board (MHK) Chairman Kuddusi ME-ftE-oy-lu has stated that the body intends to bring more younger referees forward to work in higher leagues.
The Women's Rugby World Cup official has been dubbed as one of the 'top female referees in the world', and will initially step up to take charge at Ulster Bank League matches.
CONSISTENCY among referees is desirable in theory and should be pursued in practice but will never be achieved in practice.