Translation of inspector in Spanish:

inspector

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈspektər; ɪnˈspektə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 (appointed official) inspector, (m,f); (of school, factory, restaurant) inspector, (m,f)
    (ticket inspector)
    (British English/inglés británico) inspector, (m,f), revisor, (m,f) (Spain/España) Inspector of Taxes (in (United Kingdom/el Reino Unido) ) inspector, (masculine, feminine) de Hacienda ( or de la Dirección General Impositiva etc)
    1.2 (police officer) inspector, (masculine, feminine) (de policía)
    More example sentences
    • Mrs King is being supported by her husband Simon, a police inspector with Wiltshire Constabulary, who is also a seasoned runner.
    • Back in the police station, the inspector slapped Baig many times and pushed him around.
    • The inspector at Melksham police station is to move on after nearly two years in the role.

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