What does Inspector mean?

Definitions for Inspector
ɪnˈspɛk tərIn·spec·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inspector(noun)

    a high ranking police officer

  2. examiner, inspector(noun)

    an investigator who observes carefully

    "the examiner searched for clues"

GCIDE

  1. Inspector(n.)

    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.

    Etymology: [L.: cf. F. inspecteur.]

Wiktionary

  1. inspector(Noun)

    a person employed to inspect something

    Etymology: From Latin in- + spectāre, to look.

  2. inspector(Noun)

    a police officer ranking below superintendent

    Etymology: From Latin in- + spectāre, to look.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inspector(noun)

    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.]

Freebase

  1. Inspector

    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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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Inspector' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3460

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Inspector' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2709

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Inspector' in Nouns Frequency: #1151

How to pronounce Inspector?

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How to say Inspector in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Inspector in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Inspector in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Inspector in a Sentence

  1. Mac Thornberry:

    I believe that it would be appropriate for him to ask for the DOD Inspector General's assessment that no classified material was transmitted over unsecured channels, it would be prudent for this assessment to extend to Secretary Carter time as Deputy Secretary of Defense as well. Congress should be briefed on the results. Secretary Carter, speaking with reporters during a visit to Iraq, acknowledged Secretary Carter was warned by a lot of people and called the practice a mistake.

  2. Space Force:

    On July 15, Russia injected a new object into orbit from Cosmos 2543, russia released this object in proximity to another Russian satellite, (which was) inconsistent with the systems stated mission as an inspector satellite.

  3. Gulfam Ali:

    If Hindus could kill a Hindu police inspector, in front of a police outpost, with armed guards alongside him, then who are we Muslims?

  4. Patrick Philbin:

    The whistleblower, we know, from a letter that the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community sent, that he thought that the whistleblower had political bias.

  5. Anthony Fauci:

    Anything that has to do with security detail I would have to have you( ask your question) to the inspector general of HHS.

Images & Illustrations of Inspector

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