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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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inspector

noun examiner, investigator, supervisor, monitor, superintendent, auditor, censor, surveyor, scrutinizer, checker, overseer, scrutineer The mill was finally closed down by safety inspectors.
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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
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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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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)
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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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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