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Definition of inspector noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    inspector

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ɪnˈspɛktər//
     
     
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  1. 1 a person whose job is to visit schools, factories, etc. to check that rules are being obeyed and that standards are acceptable a school/building/health/safety inspector
  2. 2 a high-ranking officer in a police force Inspector Maggie Forbes
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