gatekeeper Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"gatekeeper" in British English

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gatekeepernoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡeɪtˌkiː.pər/  us   /-pɚ/
a ​person whose ​job is to ​open and ​close a ​gate and to ​preventpeopleentering without ​permission someone who has the ​power to ​decide who gets ​particularresources and ​opportunities, and who does not : The ​professorsact as gatekeepers who ​determine which ​students are ​admitted into the competetive ​engineeringprogram.
(Definition of gatekeeper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gatekeeper" in Business English

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gatekeepernoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡeɪtˌkiːpər/  us   /-pɚ/
a ​person or ​organization that ​controls whether ​people can have or use a particular ​service: British Telecom ​lost its gatekeeper ​status when it was ​forced to ​open up the ​localnetwork to other ​companies.
(Definition of gatekeeper from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gatekeeper”
in Chinese (Simplified) 看门人, 管门人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 看門人, 管門人…
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