ref

[ref]

Origin:
1895–1900; by shortening

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ref.

3.
referred.
4.
refining.
8.
refunding.
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ref (rɛf)
 
n
informal short for referee

ref.
 
abbreviation for
1.  referee
2.  reference

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
ref
referee
REF
refer to (shortwave transmission)
ref.
  1. reference

  2. referred

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