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.

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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.

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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

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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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īnspector

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of īnspectō

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnspector.

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  • (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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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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