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in·spec·tor

 (ĭn-spĕk′tər)
n. Abbr. ins. or insp.
1. One who is appointed or employed to inspect something.
2. A police officer ranking next below superintendent.

in·spec′to·ral, in′spec·to′ri·al (-tôr′ē-əl) adj.
in·spec′tor·ship′ n.

inspector

(ɪnˈspɛktə)
n
1. a person who inspects, esp an official who examines for compliance with regulations, standards, etc
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a police officer ranking below a superintendent or chief inspector and above a sergeant
inˈspectoral, inspectorial adj
inˈspectorˌship n

in•spec•tor

(ɪnˈspɛk tər)

n.
1. a person who inspects.
2. an officer appointed to inspect.
3. a police officer usu. ranking next below a superintendent.
[1595–1605; < Latin]
in•spec′to•ral, in`spec•to′ri•al (-ˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-) adj.
in•spec′tor•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inspector - a high ranking police officerinspector - a high ranking police officer  
police officer, policeman, officer - a member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer"
2.inspector - an investigator who observes carefully; "the examiner searched for clues"
bank examiner - an examiner appointed to audit the accounts of banks in a given jurisdiction
checker - one who checks the correctness of something
investigator - someone who investigates
scrutiniser, scrutinizer - a careful examiner; someone who inspects with great care
scrutineer, canvasser - someone who examines votes at an election

inspector

noun examiner, investigator, supervisor, monitor, superintendent, auditor, censor, surveyor, scrutinizer, checker, overseer, scrutineer The mill was finally closed down by safety inspectors.
Translations
مُفَتِّشمُفَتِّشٌمُفَتِّش الشُّرْطَه
inspektor-kakomisař
inspektørpolitiassistent=-inspektør
tarkastaja
inspektor
eftirlitsmaîurlögregluvarîstjóri
検査官
조사관
inšpektor
inšpektornadzornik
inspektör
ผู้ตรวจสอบ
denetçimüfettişpolis müfettişi
thanh tra viên

inspector

[ɪnˈspektəʳ] N (= official) → inspector(a) m/f; (on bus, train) → revisor(a) m/f, controlador(a) m/f (LAm); (in police, of school) → inspector(a) m/f
inspector of schools (Brit) → inspector(a) m/f de enseñanza
inspector of taxesInspector(a) m/f de Hacienda

inspector

[ɪnˈspɛktər] n
(ensuring standards are adhered to)inspecteur/trice m/f
building inspector → inspecteur/trice m/f du bâtiment
meat inspector → inspecteur/trice m/f des viandes tax inspector, weapons inspector
(British) (in the police force)inspecteur/trice m/f
Inspector Jill Brown → l'inspecteur Jill Brown chief inspector, detective inspector, police inspector
(also ticket inspector) (on bus, train)contrôleur/euse m/f

inspector

n (= factory inspector, on buses, trains) → Kontrolleur(in) m(f); (of schools)Schulrat m, → Schulrätin f; (of police)Polizeiinspektor(in) m(f); (higher) → Kommissar(in) m(f); (of taxes)Steuerinspektor(in) m(f); customs inspectorZollinspektor(in) m(f)

inspector

[ɪnˈspɛktəʳ] n (police inspector) → ispettore/trice (di polizia); (schools inspector) → ispettore/trice scolastico/a; (on bus, train) → controllore m
inspector of taxes → ispettore m del fisco

inspect

(inˈspekt) verb
1. to look at, or examine, carefully or formally. He inspected the bloodstains.
2. to visit (eg a restaurant or school) officially, to make sure that it is properly run. Cafés must be regularly inspected to find out if they are kept clean.
3. to look at (troops etc) ceremonially. The Queen will inspect the regiment.
inˈspection (-ʃən) noun
inˈspector noun
1. a person appointed to inspect. a school inspector.
2. a police officer below a superintendent and above a sergeant in rank.

inspector

مُفَتِّشٌ inspektor inspektør Inspektor επιθεωρητής inspector tarkastaja inspecteur inspektor ispettore 検査官 조사관 inspecteur inspektør inspektor inspetor инспектор inspektör ผู้ตรวจสอบ denetçi thanh tra viên 检查员
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As a soldier he pictured himself as an inspector, passing before a long line of men who stood at attention.
Not so with our old Inspector One brief sigh sufficed to carry off the entire burden of these dismal reminiscences.
This government inspector did not have the manner of a man who was worked to death; he was apparently not haunted by a fear that the hog might get by him before he had finished his testing.
When an Erie baggagemaster saw it two years ago, he could hardly keep from checking it; and once when a customs inspector was brought into its presence, he gazed upon it in silent rapture for some moments, then slowly and unconsciously placed one hand behind him with the palm uppermost, and got out his chalk with the other.
Brocklehurst, who, from his wealth and family connections, could not be overlooked, still retained the post of treasurer; but he was aided in the discharge of his duties by gentlemen of rather more enlarged and sympathising minds: his office of inspector, too, was shared by those who knew how to combine reason with strictness, comfort with economy, compassion with uprightness.
He took off the boy's cap and pushed back his thick flaxen curls, felt his slender arms and his small fingers; during which examination Linton ceased crying, and lifted his great blue eyes to inspect the inspector.
said the inspector, not quite pleased by Fairholme's zeal, and yet overborne by it.
Send for the inspector," said Richard to his secretary, who had already read the report and marked it with blue pencil.
and seizing the merchant in a firm grasp he took him to the inspector of police, who threw him into prison till the judge should be out of bed and ready to attend to his case.
From these embers the inspector disinterred the butt end of a green cheque book, which had resisted the action of the fire; the other half of the stick was found behind the door; and as this clinched his suspicions, the officer declared himself delighted.
By the kindness of the Board of Trade inspector, I have been permitted to look over the log book of the Demeter, which was in order up to within three days, but contained nothing of special interest except as to facts of missing men.
The inspector visited, one after another, the cells and dungeons of several of the prisoners, whose good behavior or stupidity recommended them to the clemency of the government.

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