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

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surveyornoun [C]

uk   /səˈveɪ.ər/  us   /sɚˈveɪ.ɚ/
a ​person whose ​job is to ​measure and ​record the ​details of ​areas of ​land UK (US structural engineer) a ​person who is ​speciallytrained to ​examinebuildings and ​discover if there are any ​problems with ​theirstructure
(Definition of surveyor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"surveyor" in American English

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surveyornoun [C]

 us   /sərˈveɪ·ər/
a ​person whose ​job is to ​measure and ​describe the ​details of an ​area of ​land : It took a ​team of surveyors about three ​months to ​lay out this ​part of the new ​highway.
(Definition of surveyor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"surveyor" in Business English

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surveyornoun [C]

uk   us   /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 ​examinebuildings and ​check what ​condition they are in: He used to ​work as a chartered surveyor, ​assessing the ​value of ​properties for ​tax.
(Definition of surveyor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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