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British English: /rɛfəˈriː/
American English: /ˌrɛfəˈri/

Translation of referee in German:


  • 1 (Sport) (umpire)
    (Schiedsrichter der, -richterin die)
    (in boxing) (in wrestling)
    Kampfrichter, der
  • 2 (British English)
    (person willing to testify) Referenz, die
  • 4
    (person who assesses) (Gutachter der, Gutachterin die)

transitive verb

  • 1 (Sport)
    (umpire) als Schiedsrichter/-richterin leiten
    referee a football match
    ein Fußballspiel pfeifen od. leiten

intransitive verb

  • 1 (Sport)
    (umpire) Schiedsrichter/-richterin sein
  • 3
    (assess or evaluate work) als Gutachter/Gutachterin tätig sein

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