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inspector

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪnˈspektər/
WORKPLACE someone whose job is to officially inspect something, for example, a factory or building, in order to check that everything is correct and legal: a quality/safety inspector a factory inspector A government inspector must certify the farm after visiting it. A public inquiry would allow objectors to give evidence to an independent inspector.
US PROPERTY →  surveyor: Choose a qualified home inspector to check the house before you buy.
(Definition of inspector from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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