Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of referee.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The French are experimenting with referees from the other side of the Channel as they prepare for the start of the Heineken Cup

    Timely French exchange should help break down refereeing inconsistency

  • I think the only rule no one understands, including the referees, is the offside rule.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Soccerphiles & Soccerphobes, Lay Down Your Arms!

  • The set of referees is small enough that players can come up with individual motivations for each of them.,

    Matthew Yglesias » Race and the Whistle

  • While most of the European and Latin American referees are used to officiating in the most stressful circumstances, players are hoping they avoid some of the referees who take charge of games in countries like Uzbekistan, Saudi Arabia or the Seychelles, where the speed of play is far more leisurely.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • Must we call in the word referees to monitor our language?

    chicagotribune.com -

  • The I.S. officials may well ask for local "referees" - people in the local comunity who have known the applicant (and/or dependents) for several years and can vouch for their "upstandingness".

    Mexican Citizenship

  • In addition, a group of SpinSpotter "referees" - primarily journalism graduate students across the country - filter and oversee user comments.

    Columbia Missourian: Latest Articles

  • And yet...if human beings didn't cheat under pressure, didn't make mistakes to give "their team" advantage, we wouldn't have this odd thing called referees at every damn sporting event.

    MIranda and human rights

  • And yet...if human beings didn't cheat under pressure, didn't make mistakes to give "their team" advantage, we wouldn't have this odd thing called referees at every damn sporting event.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • Think of a team sporting event, where the referees were the fathers of 90% of the players on one team.

    Did McCain Cheat At Saddleback?

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