Definition of scrutator in English:

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Pronunciation: /skruːˈteɪtə/

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1A person whose official duty it is to examine or investigate something.
Example sentences
  • Messrs. M. S. Giuseppi and W. A. Littledale were appointed scrutators of the ballot.
1.1 historical A university official responsible for examining votes at university elections and announcing the result.


Late 16th century: from Latin, from scrutari 'search, examine'.

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