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"inspector" in British English

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inspectornoun [C]

uk   /ɪnˈspek.tər/  us   /ɪnˈspek.tɚ/
B2 someone whose job is to officially inspect something: a tax inspector a school inspector/an inspector of schools
B2 UK a police officer of middle rank, above a sergeant and below a superintendent

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"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 police officer 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 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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