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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inspector  \In*spect"or\,  n.  [L.:  cf  F.  inspecteur.] 
  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. 
 
  {Inspector  general}  (Mil.),  a  staff  officer  of  an  army,  whose 
  duties  are  those  of  inspection,  and  embrace  everything 
  relative  to  organization,  recruiting,  discharge, 
  administration,  accountability  for  money  and  property, 
  instruction,  police,  and  discipline. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inspector 
  n  1:  a  high  ranking  police  officer 
  2:  an  investigator  who  observes  carefully;  "the  examiner 
  searched  for  clues"  [syn:  {examiner}] 




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