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surveyor

Pronunciation: /sərˈveɪər; səˈveɪə(r)/

Translation of surveyor in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (of land) agrimensor, (masculine, feminine), topógrafo, (masculine, feminine) 1.2 (of building) perito, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Chartered building surveyors will examine a property (particularly older ones) for structural damage such as subsidence, dry and wet rot and leaking roofs.
    • An independent surveyor who examined the building last month reported that it would be unsafe to open the pool without some repairs to the roof and to other parts of the building.
    • The company is no longer in existence, and today a firm of chartered quantity surveyors occupies the premises.

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