how to pronounce referee


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referee is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of referee in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… teammates respecting the referee in in …”

meaning of referee

Referee is a person who supervises a sporting event, especially a game of football or soccer.

referee frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word referee occurs in english on average 11.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics referee can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that referee can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to referee


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