referee
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sports)
a. el árbitro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la árbitra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The referee ejected the coach from the game for cursing too much.El árbitro expulsó al entrenador por decir demasiadas palabrotas.
b. el réferi
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la réferi
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
To avoid betting scandals, the league uses different referees for each game.Para evitar los escándalos de apuestas, la liga usa réferis distintos para cada partido.
2. (legal)
a. el árbitro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la árbitro
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Give your testimony to the referee and he will return it to the court with his recommendations.Dale tu testimonio al árbitro y él se lo devolverá a la corte con sus recomendaciones.
3. (reference) (United Kingdom)
a. el avalista
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la avalista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We will need the names of two referees before we can offer you the position.Necesitaremos los nombres de dos avalistas antes de que te podamos ofrecer el puesto.
4. (education)
a. el evaluador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la evaluadora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The department requires the approval of two referees in order to give a passing grade to any thesis they receive.El departamento requiere la aprobación de dos evaluadores para dar una calificación aprobatoria a cualquier tesis que reciben.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (sports)
a. arbitrar
Our usual referee is sick this week. Would you be able to referee our game tonight?Nuestro árbitro de siempre está enfermo esta semana. ¿Podrías arbitrar nuestro partido de esta noche?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (sports)
a. arbitrar
You can't referee tonight because you are friends with the captain of the team.No puedes arbitrar esta noche porque eres amigo del capitán del equipo.
b. hacer de árbitro
He referees because he is injured, but he doesn't know all the rules.Hace de árbitro porque está lesionado, pero no sabe todo el reglamento.
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referee
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in sport)
a. el árbitro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (for job) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
please give the names of two refereespor favor dé los nombres de dos personas que puedan proporcionar referencias suyas
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referee [ˌrefəˈriː]
noun
1 (in dispute, Sport) árbitroaárbitra (m) (f);a árbitra
2 (Britain) (for application, post) avalista (m); persona (f) que avala
Pérez has named you as a referee Pérez dice que usted está dispuesto a avalarle
3 [of learned paper] evaluadoraevaluadora (m) (f);a evaluadora
transitive verb
1 [+game] dirigir; arbitrar en
2 [+learned paper] evaluar
intransitive verb
arbitrar; hacer de árbitro
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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