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“gatekeeper” in British English

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gatekeepernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡeɪtˌkiː.pər/ us /ˈɡeɪtˌkiː.pɚ/

(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 local network to other companies.

(Definition of “gatekeeper” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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