Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
referee /,refə'ri:/
  • 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
    Concise 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

    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    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.
    Compare: UMPIRE
    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
    + verb
    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
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 controls a sports match


    boxing, football | match, tournament
    decisions taken by the match referee
    | international


    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


    academic, professional


    act as, be


    ~ for
    His former employer agreed to act as a referee for him.

    3 settles a dispute between people




    act as
    to act as referee between the parties involved


    ~ between

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