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chief inspector Line breaks: chief in|spect¦or

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of chief inspector in English:


A police officer ranking above inspector and below superintendent.
Example sentences
  • Sharon and I both belong to the Association of Senior Women Officers and it is really good to see the number of chief inspectors and detective chief inspectors coming through at a younger period.
  • You are a sergeant, you are an inspector, a chief inspector, superintendent.
  • A total of 1,457 inspectors, 391 chief inspectors and 629 superintendents were questioned in the survey.
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