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"inspector" in British English

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inspectornoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪnˈspek.tər/
B2 someone whose ​job is to ​officiallyinspect something: a ​tax inspector a ​school inspector/an inspector of ​schoolsB2 UK a ​policeofficer of ​middlerank, above a sergeant and below a superintendent
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(Definition of inspector from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inspector" in American English

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inspectornoun [C]

 us   /ɪnˈspek·tər/
someone whose ​job is to ​officially inspect something: a ​safety inspector An inspector is also a ​policeofficer of high ​rank.
(Definition of inspector from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"inspector" in Business English

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inspectornoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪnˈspektər/
WORKPLACE someone whose ​job is to ​officiallyinspect 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 ​publicinquiry would ​allowobjectors 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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