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From Latin in- + spectāre, to look.

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inspector ‎(plural inspectors)

  1. A person employed to inspect something.
    • 2013 July 19, Peter Wilby, “Finland spreads word on schools”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 6, page 30:
      Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend comprehensives until the age of 16. [] There are no inspectors, no exams until the age of 18, no school league tables, no private tuition industry, no school uniforms. []
  2. (law enforcement) A police officer ranking below superintendent.

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īnspector

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of īnspectō

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inspector m ‎(plural inspectores, feminine inspectora)

  1. inspector (male)

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