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inspectorate

noun [C] uk   /ɪnˈspek.tər.ət/ mainly UK us  
an official organization that sends inspectors to visit places and organizations in order to make certain they are in good condition and that the rules are being obeyed: the education/pollution/schools inspectorate
Translations of “inspectorate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 視察團,檢查團…
in Chinese (Simplified) 检查团…
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