inspect-orate

inspectorate

[in-spek-ter-it]
noun
1.
the office or function of an inspector.
2.
a body of inspectors.
3.
a district under an inspector.

Origin:
1755–65; inspector + -ate3

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inspectorate (ɪnˈspɛktərɪt)
 
n
1.  the office, rank, or duties of an inspector
2.  a body of inspectors
3.  a district under an inspector

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