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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 duty officer (overall inspector in charge of the shift), sergeant in charge of shift, the sergeant in charge of compound, sergeant in charge of the block, the gate keeper of the block and two officers in charge of the watch tower would be required to explain how the inmate escaped.
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At the Gate the driver using a stick flicked the coin towards the gate keeper.
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OMB is the gate keeper for the administration and must approve all regulations imposed by federal departments and agencies.
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