Entry from British & World English dictionary
1A person who examines or inspects something closely and thoroughly.
- Avid page two scrutineers will have seen a boxed notice in the personal announcements section.
- Until then the scheme is held up until the scrutineers are satisified about the proposals.
- Collusion between supposedly independent scrutineers of business practice and their employing clients can cover up malpractice and misuse of funds.
1.1chiefly British A person who supervises the conduct of an election or competition: independent strike-ballot scrutineers
More example sentences
- First, they flatly refused to carry out their legal duty to appoint independent scrutineers for new executive elections.
- The scrutineers must receive postal votes no later than 10 pm on Thursday June 10 and are recommending that people post their completed votes on June 8.
- The team, which was being monitored by independent scrutineers, needed safe hands because if the ball was dropped, it would mean the end of the attempt.
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