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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.
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Our data suggests, however, that all three inspectors in Saskatchewan and Inspector Brasset in Alberta never inspected bilingual schools, and that the seven remaining inspectors occasionally visited only those bilingual schools located within their regular inspectorial boundaries (Burelle, 1984; Huel, 1983b; Lapointe & Tessier, 198 6, p.
He was plucked out of his inspectorial duties by the Minister of the day to head a study which resulted in 1963 in the classic Buchanan Report, Traffic in Towns.
Lancaster, FAIA, announced the Department's inspectorial staff and field responders will now wear newly-issued uniforms.