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gate·keep·er

 (gāt′kē′pər)
n.
1. One that is in charge of passage through a gate.
2. One who monitors or oversees the actions of others.
3. One who controls access to something, such as information or services: publishers as gatekeepers.

gatekeeper

(ˈɡeɪtˌkiːpə)
n
1. a person who has charge of a gate and controls who may pass through it
2. (Animals) any of several Eurasian butterflies of the genus Pyronia, esp P. tithonus, having brown-bordered orange wings with a black-and-white eyespot on each forewing: family Satyridae
3. (Commerce) a manager in a large organization who controls the flow of information, esp to parent and subsidiary companies

gate•keep•er

(ˈgeɪtˌki pər)

n.
1. a person in charge of a gate, usu. to supervise the traffic or flow through it.
2. a person or thing that controls entrance or access: a gatekeeper for a busy executive.
3. a guardian; monitor: the gatekeepers of Western culture.
[1565–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gatekeeper - someone who controls access to something; "there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.gatekeeper - someone who guards an entrancegatekeeper - someone who guards an entrance  
commissionaire - a uniformed doorman
guard - a person who keeps watch over something or someone
night porter - a porter on duty during the night
ticket collector, ticket taker - someone who is paid to admit only those who have purchased tickets
Translations

gatekeeper

[ˈgeɪtˌkiːpəʳ] Nportero/a m/f

gatekeeper

[ˈgeɪtkiːpər] ngardien/ienne m/fgate money n (mainly British)recette f
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