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umpire in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_344_dumpireum‧pire1 /ˈʌmpaɪə $ -paɪr/ ●○○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DSDSthe person who makes sure that the players obey the rules in sports such as tennis, baseball, and cricketreferee
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umpireMack was thrown out of the game for hitting an umpire.An umpire was appointed to determine the rent of a mill.I yelled and I screamed at umpires, at everybody, and they all jumped back.Every man was his own umpire.I thought he was out, but the umpire called him safe.A case requiring action by the umpire before the batsman needed to correct the wicket?He was chosen as one of the umpires in a musical contest between Apollo and Pan.