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quantity surveyor

n
(Surveying) a person who estimates the cost of the materials and labour necessary for a construction job
Translations
stavební dozor
anyagmennyiség-becslõ
byggingafulltrúi
stavebný dozor
maliyet tahmincisi

quantity surveyor

ngeometra m (che valuta il costo del materiale e della manodopera necessari per una costruzione)

quantity

(ˈkwontəti) noun
the size, weight, number etc of something, especially a large size etc. What quantity of paper do you need?; I buy these goods in quantity; a small quantity of cement; large quantities of tinned food.
quantity surveyor
a person who is responsible for estimating the quantities of building materials needed for constructing something, and their probable cost.
an unknown quantity
a person or thing whose characteristics, abilities etc cannot be predicted.
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