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English definition of “surveyor”

surveyor

noun [C]     /səˈveɪ.ər/ US  /sɚˈveɪ.ɚ/
a person whose job is to measure and record the details of areas of landWeighing and measuringCivil engineering in general UK (US structural engineer) a person who is specially trained to examine buildings and discover if there are any problems with their structureWeighing and measuringCivil engineering in general
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