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noun [countable]     umpire pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    someone whose job is to make sure that players obey the rules in some sports, for example tennis, baseball, and cricket. Someone who does this in other games, such as football and rugby, is called a referee.

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     umpire pronunciation in British English
verb [intransitive/transitive]
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present tense
present participleumpiring
past tenseumpired
past participleumpired
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