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(General Sporting Terms) informal short for referee
n., v.t., v.i. reffed, ref•fing.
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|Noun||1.||ref - (sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play|
official - someone who administers the rules of a game or sport; "the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling"
ref1 [ref] N (Sport) → árbitro/a m/f
ref2 PREP ABBR
1. =with reference to → respecto de
2. (in letter-head) =reference → ref.