inspectorate inspectorate  /ɪn ˈspɛk tə rət/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a body of inspectors

Usage(s):

  1. The public was thus informed of arrests of businessmen and resignations by top officials, including a provincial governor and the head of the state food-quality inspectorate.
  2. The public was thus informed of arrests of businessmen and resignations by top officials, including a provincial governor and the head of the state food-quality inspectorate.

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  1. Health secretary Nicola Sturgeon said: "I established the Healthcare Environment Inspectorate to shine a light on Scotland's hospitals as part of our efforts to drive up standards throughout the NHS. While this report highlights a number of areas of...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Nicola Sturgeon Source: Nursing Times

  2. "Brig Monro has served his country with distinction for many years," Mr MacAskill said. "I have no doubt that he is more than capable of taking on the challenging role of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons, leading the inspectorate...
    on Jun 12, 2009 By: Kenny MacAskill Source: BBC News

  3. "We are taking this matter very seriously , and we are cooperating fully with the police investigation. As with any death in custody there will be a coroner's inquest, and the prison inspectorate and office of the ombudsmen will also investigate the...
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Barry Matthews Source: New Zealand Herald

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