inspector

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noun in·spec·tor \in-ˈspek-tər\

Definition of inspector

  1. 1 :  a person employed to inspect something

  2. 2a :  a police officer who is in charge of usually several precincts and ranks below a superintendent or deputy superintendentb :  a person appointed to oversee a polling place

inspectorship

play \in-ˈspek-tər-ˌship\ noun

1602

First Known Use of inspector

1602


INSPECTOR Defined for English Language Learners

inspector

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noun in·spec·tor \in-ˈspek-tər\

Definition of inspector for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to inspect something

  • : a police officer who is in charge of several police departments


Law Dictionary

inspector

noun in·spec·tor

Legal Definition of inspector

  1. 1 :  a person employed or authorized to inspect something

  2. 2 :  a police officer in charge of a number of precincts and ranking below a superintendent or deputy superintendent



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