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inspectorate

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪnˈspektərət/
an official organization that sends inspectors to visit places and organizations in order to make certain that things are being done correctly and that the rules are being obeyed: He said that the railway inspectorate were carrying out an investigation into the causes of the disaster.
Translations of “inspectorate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 視察團,檢查團…
in Chinese (Simplified) 检查团…
(Definition of inspectorate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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