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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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In 2014, she was also the first woman to referee a Ligue 2 fixture."Stephanie has proved over a number of years that she is one of the best female referees, not just in Europe but across the world," said Uefa chief refereeing officer Roberto Rosetti.
FRMF has invited 110 referees and assistant referees of both genders to attend the training.
Other instructors Ex FIFA Referees Khurram Shahzad and Arif Siddiqi also praised the enthusiasm of the young referees and gave them latest knowledge on the topic to the participants.
"When you go down the World Cup list, the more senior the referees are, the better.
"It's not that the younger whistle-blowers are worse referees than their colleagues but, owing to the fact that they lack experience, they are more inclined to be affected by events that occur out there.
Speaking after the fitness test, Felix Tangawarima called on the participants to be technicians and not politicians.He also urged the referees to refrain from making public comments, which could have a reflection on their performance.According to him, referee are not to be all on social media making all sorts of comments.
'It is certainly very concerning for the players preparing themselves wholeheartedly and in the end with such a biased referee all of a sudden decisions turned the important final to an otherwise.'
"In addition, becoming a member of the Huddersfield and District Referees' Association ensures a new referee has contact with other officials who are willing to help and advise.
'While mental skills instruction has been seen as an integral element of performance enhancement in elite sport, the application of sport psychology intervention for referees and match officials is far less prominent,' he said.
The use of video assistant referees (VARs) at this year's World Cup, which is a first for the new technology at the world's biggest football tournament, has already stirred a lot of debate just after the start of the event.
But his profile and success in the Test arena has already had a significant impact, so much so that Welsh rugby is seeing a huge upturn in young referees taking up the role.
Summary: FIFA has selected 36 referees and 63 assistant referees to run the world cup finals in Russia
A leading Asian referee told Arab News that the FIFA Referees' Committee had made the right call.
No British referees will take part in this year's World Cup in Russia, the first such absence in 80 years.