What does Inspector mean?
Definitions for Inspector
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Inspector.
a high ranking police officer
an investigator who observes carefully
"the examiner searched for clues"
A police officer, typically holding a rank one below superintendent, and in some cases in charge of several precincts; as, inspector Clousseau is investigating the case.
a person employed to inspect something
a police officer ranking below superintendent
Etymology: From Latin in- + spectāre, to look.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
With their new light our bold inspectors press,
Like Cham, to shew their father's nakedness. John Denham.
They may travel under a wise inspector or tutor to different parts, that they may bring home useful knowledge. Isaac Watts.
Inspector, also police inspector or inspector of police, is a police rank. The rank or position varies in seniority depending on the organization that uses it.
one who inspects, views, or oversees; one to whom the supervision of any work is committed; one who makes an official view or examination, as a military or civil officer; a superintendent; a supervisor; an overseer
Etymology: [L.: cf. F. inspecteur.]
Inspector is both a police rank and an administrative position, both used in a number of contexts. However, it is not an equivalent rank in each police force.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Inspector' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3460
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Inspector' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2709
Rank popularity for the word 'Inspector' in Nouns Frequency: #1151
The numerical value of Inspector in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Inspector in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of Inspector in a Sentence
The bottom line is that the Inspector General found no evidence to back up Republican claims of political motivation, White House involvement, or intentional destruction of evidence, calls for Commissioner Koskinen to step down are nothing more than a manufactured Republican political crisis based on allegations that have already been debunked.
Fraud by state employees will not be tolerated, by working with Georgia’s independent Inspector General, we were able to discover, investigate and put an end to this alleged deception. We will always stand up to protect taxpayer dollars, and we look forward to presenting our case in court.
When the bureau is through with the server, I hope they turn that server over to the Inspector General so they can determine whether or not the record is full and complete.
Our union and police officers will not stand-by and watch Inspector Bologna get railroaded by a politically, opportunistic [district attorney], who has turned his back on Philadelphia police and the city.
Jennifer McCormick said, noting thatbased on the report, the buyer can then decide if they should bring in a professional mold inspector to determine if there is mold growth. Larry Jenkins, an environmental consultant and industrial hygienistin Maryland, told Fox News potential buyers or renters should look for clues when inspecting a home. Does this home have any odors in the lower levels ?
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- tarkastaja, valvojaFinnish
- banchigire, cigireIrish
- ispettore di polizia, ispettore, controlloreItalian
- ревизор, инспекторRussian
- inspektör, besiktningsmanSwedish
- kachero, inspektaSwahili
- thanh traVietnamese
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