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gatekeeper

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡeɪtˌkiː.pər/  us   /-pɚ/
a person whose job is to open and close a gate and to prevent people entering without permission a person or organization that has control over allowing people to 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.
Translations of “gatekeeper”
in Chinese (Traditional) 看門人, 管門人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 看门人, 管门人…
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