inspector

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnspector, from īnspiciō.

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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.
  3. (computing) A software tool used to examine something.
    • 2011, Adam McDaniel, HTML5 (page 166)
      Chrome has a built-in development tool called the Chrome Inspector. You can use it to examine the HTML elements in a web page; review what resources — or files, cookies, and databases — are active; follow network activity; []
    • 2020, Anatoly Belous, ‎Vitali Saladukha, Viruses, Hardware and Software Trojans (page 112)
      After that, with the help of the disk inspector, you can at any time compare the status of programs and system disk areas with the original one.

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  • Japanese: インスペクター (insupekutā)

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnspector, attested from 1803.[1]

Noun[edit]

inspector m (plural inspectors, feminine inspectora)

  1. inspector

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  1. ^ inspector”, in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana, 2022

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnspector.

Noun[edit]

inspector m (plural inspectores, feminine inspectora, feminine plural inspectoras)

  1. inspector

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From īnspicio +‎ -tor.

Noun[edit]

īnspector m (genitive īnspectōris); third declension

  1. (post-Augustan) viewer, observer, onlooker
  2. (Late Latin, Medieval Latin) inspector, examiner (especially one who inspects a household, monastery, etc)
  3. (Medieval Latin) spy
  4. (Medieval Latin, in divination) diviner

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative īnspector īnspectōrēs
Genitive īnspectōris īnspectōrum
Dative īnspectōrī īnspectōribus
Accusative īnspectōrem īnspectōrēs
Ablative īnspectōre īnspectōribus
Vocative īnspector īnspectōrēs

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Verb[edit]

īnspector

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of īnspectō

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnspector.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

inspector m (plural inspectors, feminine inspectritz, feminine plural inspectrises)

  1. inspector

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin inspector, probably through French inspecteur. Compare Russian инспе́ктор (inspéktor).

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Noun[edit]

inspector m (plural inspectori, feminine equivalent inspectoare)

  1. inspector

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnspector.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /inspeɡˈtoɾ/, [ĩns.peɣ̞ˈt̪oɾ]

Noun[edit]

inspector m (plural inspectores, feminine inspectora, feminine plural inspectoras)

  1. inspector

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