English - Vietnamese Dictionary
referee /,refə'ri:/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (thể dục,thể thao), (pháp lý) trọng tài
- động từ
- (thể dục,thể thao) làm trọng tài
- to referee [at] a match: làm trọng tài cho một trận đấu
referees|refereed|refereeing‚refə'rɪːAdvanced English Dictionary
+(sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play
+someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
+an attorney appointed by a court to investigate and report on a case
+be a referee or umpire in a sports competition
+evaluate professionally a colleague's work
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 (also informal ref) the official who controls the game in some sports, such as football, basketball and boxing: He was sent off for arguing with the referee.
2 (BrE) a person who gives information about your character and ability, usually in a letter, for example when you are applying for a job: The principal often acts as a referee for his students.
3 a person who is asked to settle a disagreement: to act as a referee between the parties involved
4 a person who reads and checks the quality of a technical article before it is published
1 to act as the referee in a game: [V] He began refereeing in 1980. + a refereeing decision + [VN] Who refereed the final?
2 [VN] to read and check the quality of a technical article before it is published
1 controls a sports match
boxing, football | match, tournament
decisions taken by the match referee
REFEREE + VERB
award sb sth
The referee awarded a free kick to the home team.
| book sb, send sb off
The referee booked three players for offensive behaviour.
the referee's decision
2 recommends sb for a job
VERB + REFEREE
act as, be
His former employer agreed to act as a referee for him.
3 settles a dispute between people
VERB + REFEREE
to act as referee between the parties involved
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