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 (ĭ-no͞o′mə-rāt′, -nyo͞o′-)
tr.v. e·nu·mer·at·ed, e·nu·mer·at·ing, e·nu·mer·ates
1. To count off or name one by one; list: A spokesperson enumerated the strikers' demands.
2. To determine the number of; count.

[Latin ēnumerāre, ēnumerāt-, to count out : ē-, ex-, ex- + numerus, number; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]

e·nu′mer·a′tion n.
e·nu′mer·a′tive (-mə-rā′tĭv, -mər-ə-) adj.
e·nu′mer·a′tor n.


1. a person or thing that enumerates
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Canadian a person who compiles the voting list for an area
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Brit a person who issues and retrieves forms during a census of population
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Noun1.enumerator - someone who collects census data by visiting individual homes
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
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The education department had engaged 40,000 primary school teachers as enumerators and 7,500 teachers as their supervisors.
They said that information collected by enumerators was incomplete since speakers of major languages such as Hindko or Brahvi were listed under the monolithic option of 'others'.
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The report also pointed out irregularities in the way enumerators and their army escorts collected information.
Enumerators attended training carried out by senior teachers and school principals--who served as local supervisors of the census.
According to data obtained from the provincial statistic division showed that Upper Dir is divided in 28 charges, 122 Circles and 937 blocks for which the department has appointed 31 charge superintendents, 134 circle superintendents and 1031 enumerators.
Additional efforts to include more women enumerators would have had a huge pay off and was a necessity.
A near lack of women enumerators for data collection.
Enumerators are already out visiting homes to pick them up even though they were only supposed to be completed last night.
A total of 93,000 PSA-trained census-takers or enumerators are going from house-to-house for the massive task of collecting data from 42,029 barangays in 1,634 cities nationwide.