referee

referee
referee ref‧er‧ee [ˌrefəˈriː] noun [countable]
1. a person who provides information about your character, abilities, or qualifications when you are trying to get a job:

• Applications should be in the form of a CV and include the names of three referees.

• His former manager agreed to act as his referee.

2. BANKING a person or organization named on a bill of exchange as a `referee in case of need' and from whom the person holding the bill may demand payment if the bill is not paid or accepted

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referee UK US /ˌrefərˈiː/ noun [C]
UK (US reference) HR a person who knows you and who is willing to describe your character and abilities in order to support you when you are trying to get a job, etc.: give/name/list sb as a referee »

People who have attended the courses can always give the course tutor as a referee.

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Applications in the form of a CV should include the names of two referees.

a person or an organization that helps to find a fair answer to a disagreement: »

That law is designed to sort out the finances of an overextended debtor, with a judge acting as referee to protect the interests of creditors.

a person who checks a technical document before it is published: »

Technical referees are experts in their field and eminently suitable to comment on the scientific soundness of the proposal.

(also referee in case of need) COMMERCE a person whose name is on a bill of exchange (= document ordering payment at a particular time for goods or services) and who can be asked for payment if the bill is not paid: »

The holder may exercise his right of presenting the bill of exchange to the referee in case of need.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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