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Pronunciation: / amˈpajar /

Translation of umpire in English:

sustantivo masculino y femenino

(América Latina)
Example sentences
  • Armando Galarraga lo logró, pero el umpire no lo decretó.
  • San Fernando reclamó la decisión del umpire de primera, quien determinó que Williams había vencido el disparo del campocorto.
  • La Liga Venezolana de Béisbol Profesional ratificó el viernes la sanción de 66 juegos para el receptor Yorvit Torrealba por agredir a un umpire.

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