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in·spec·tor·ate

 (ĭn-spĕk′tər-ĭt)
n.
1. The office or duties of an inspector.
2. A staff of inspectors.
3. An inspector's district.
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inspectorate

(ɪnˈspɛktərɪt)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the office, rank, or duties of an inspector
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a body of inspectors
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a district under an inspector
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in•spec•tor•ate

(ɪnˈspɛk tər ɪt)

n.
1. the office or function of an inspector.
2. a body of inspectors.
3. a district under an inspector.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inspectorate - a body of inspectors
body - a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
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Translations

inspectorate

[ɪnˈspektərɪt] N (esp Brit) → cuerpo m de inspectores, inspección f
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inspectorate

[ɪnˈspɛktərət] ninspectorat m
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inspectorate

nInspektion f
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inspectorate

[ɪnˈspɛktərɪt] nispettorato
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The Commission formed by BDI submitted a demand for extraordinary inspection to the Council of Inspectorates, to the State Inspectorate for urban planning and construction, to the Inspectorate of the Ministry for Local Self-Government and to the Administrative State Secretariat.
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