inspectorship

inspector

[in-spek-ter]
noun
1.
a person who inspects.
2.
an officer appointed to inspect.
3.
a police officer usually ranking next below a superintendent.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin, equivalent to inspec-, variant stem of inspicere (see inspect) + -tor -tor

inspectoral, inspectorial [in-spek-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-] , adjective
inspectorship, noun
preinspector, noun
subinspector, noun
subinspectorship, noun
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inspector (ɪnˈspɛktə)
 
n
1.  a person who inspects, esp an official who examines for compliance with regulations, standards, etc
2.  a police officer ranking below a superintendent or chief inspector and above a sergeant
 
in'spectoral
 
adj
 
inspectorial
 
adj
 
in'spectorship
 
n

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