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surveyor

noun [C]
 
 
/səˈveɪər/ PROPERTY
a person whose job is to measure and record the details of areas of land: This is a guide to what qualifications to look for when you are hiring a land surveyor.
UK ( US inspector) a person who is trained to examine buildings and check what condition they are in: He used to work as a chartered surveyor, assessing the value of properties for tax.
→  See also quantity surveyor
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