gatekeeper

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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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The swarm of renegades - dock-masters, berthing-masters, gatemen, and such like - appear to nurse an immense distrust of the captive ship's resignation.
Hither he drove and found the gates with their doors opened wide, and the great bar down--for the gatemen kept them open so as to let those of their comrades enter who might be flying towards the ships.
50 am by two gatemen who alerted the railway department.
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He said this system would however not supersede the responsibility of locomotive drivers and gatemen.
Kasser spent the summer playing for the Wareham Gatemen in the prestigious Cape Cod League where he batted .
They forced the gatemen to pass on a message to the government that the rebels had planted explosives on the track and it will be blown up soon.
On the Tuesday morning, two gatemen at the Sandon Dock Basin pulled a black bag out of the water and found that it contained the badly mutilated body of Nicholas, whose feet had been cut off.
Nobody is willing to employ us even as watchmen or gatemen (Male, with visible impairments).
It's not quite a riot - and the gatemen stop short of a baton charge and tear gas - but it's a full-blown kerfuffle, as 30-odd fried-egg wearers hug and kiss and no doubt consider where they'll be sporting the yellow and white next.
Alas, the gatemen were not at all taken in by what he thought was a perfect disguise: a small holdall with racing whip protruding.