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I know that I and my office acted with the highest integrity as an independent inspector general should act.
Gerald Walpin

Meaning of "inspector general" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

noun
adjective
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Inspector general is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES INSPECTOR GENERAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Inspector general

An inspector general is an investigative official in a civil or military organization. The plural of the term is "inspectors general".

Definition of inspector general in the English dictionary

The definition of inspector general in the dictionary is the head of an inspectorate or inspection system; an officer with wide investigative powers. Other definition of inspector general is a staff officer of the military, air, or naval service with the responsibility of conducting inspections and investigations.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INSPECTOR GENERAL

inspanning
inspect
inspectable
inspectingly
inspection
inspection chamber
inspection pit
inspectional
inspective
inspector
inspector of taxes
inspectoral
inspectorate
inspectorial
inspectors general
inspectorship
insphere
inspirable
inspiration
inspirational

WORDS THAT END LIKE INSPECTOR GENERAL

agent-general
attorney general
Auditor General
brigadier general
consulate general
director general
director-general
federal
four-star general
funeral
general
governor general
Governor-General
in general
judge advocate general
lieutenant general
major general
mineral
secretary-general
surgeon general
vicar general

Synonyms and antonyms of inspector general in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «inspector general» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

Find out the translation of inspector general to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of inspector general from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «inspector general» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

督察长
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

inspector general
570 millions of speakers

English

inspector general
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

महानिरीक्षक
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

المفتش العام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

генеральный инспектор
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

inspetor geral
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ইন্সপেক্টর জেনারেল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

inspecteur général
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pemeriksa umum
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Generalinspekteur
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

監察長官
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

감찰
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Inspector general
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

tổng thanh tra
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இன்ஸ்பெக்டர் ஜெனரல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

इन्स्पेक्टर जनरल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Genel Müfettiş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ispettore generale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Inspektor ogólne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

генеральний інспектор
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

inspector general de
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γενικό επιθεωρητή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

inspekteur-generaal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

överinspektör
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Generalinspektøren
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of inspector general

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INSPECTOR GENERAL»

The term «inspector general» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.368 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INSPECTOR GENERAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about inspector general

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2 QUOTES WITH «INSPECTOR GENERAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word inspector general.
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Steve Buyer
I expect VA's inspector general and the FBI to work closely together so that we can identify and eliminate the flaws that allowed this leak and prosecute any criminal acts.
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Gerald Walpin
I know that I and my office acted with the highest integrity as an independent inspector general should act.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INSPECTOR GENERAL»

Discover the use of inspector general in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to inspector general and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Inspector-General (Annotated with Biography):
The Government Inspector, also known as The Inspector General , is a satirical play by the Russophone Ukrainian playwright and novelist Nikolai Gogol.
Nikolai Gogol, 2013
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Inspector General, United States Department of Defense ...
The DoD OIG organized and supervised workshops and other collaborative activities with inspector general (IG) counterparts of the Joint Staff, Combatant Commands and Military Services. The combined team completed the final version of the ...
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Report of the Inspector General to the Secretary of War ..: ...
inspector-general of the Middle district, with station at Chicago, 111., per General Orders, N0. 18, Adjutant-General's Office, current series. Maj. J. P. Sanger, inspector-general, continued on duty in the office of the Inspector-General of the Army ...
United States. War Department. Inspector general to the secretary of war, 1893
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The Government Inspector
Based upon an anecdote allegedly recounted to Gogol by Pushkin, the play is a comedy of errors, satirizing human greed, stupidity, and fear.
Nikolai Gogol, 2014
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Office of Inspector General Strategic Plan Through 2005
United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of the Inspector General. RELATIONSHIP OF EPA MAJOR MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES TO PLANNED OIG EMPHASIS AREAS MEANS TO IMPLEMENT OUR BUSINESS LINE ...
United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of the Inspector General, 2000
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Inspector General, United States Department of Defense ...
On October 14, 2003, President George W. Bush met in the White House with federal Inspectors General, the undersigned included, on the occasion of commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Inspector General Act of 1978. The Inspector ...
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Inspector General, United States Department of Defense ...
The Inspector General of the Department of Defense has both a traditional and a modern statutory mission. The former traces to General George Washington's Inspector General during the Revolutionary War, General Frederick Wilhelm Baron ...
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Report of the Adjutant & Inspector General
Vermont. Office of the Adjutant and Inspector General. 15. Brigade judge advocate. 77. It shall be the duty of the brigade judge advocate, upon the complaint of any officer, or when directed by the commander-in-chief, or by the Major General, ...
Vermont. Office of the Adjutant and Inspector General, 1865
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Inspector General Act Oversight
As you may know, the Inspector General concept has been part of American government ever since the Continental Congress created an inspector Generalship to monitor alleged abuses in George Washington's colonial army. However, it was ...
Stephen Horn, 1999
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Department of Health and Human Services review of the ...
functions.25 However, the PCIE found that the Inspector General had not met the job classification and training requirements outlined in the MOU and had not been deputized. In an interview with PCIE investigators, the Inspector General ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INSPECTOR GENERAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term inspector general is used in the context of the following news items.
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Should Jefferson inspector general pay for election that created the …
Jefferson Parish officials want the inspector general's office to pay for the 2011 election that created the office and set up a special property tax ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
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Jefferson Parish officials say they haven't touched IG money | NOLA …
Jefferson Parish officials on Thursday (July 16) rejected Inspector General David McClintock's assertion that they took $40,268 from ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
3
South Carolina Inspector General: people with disabilities being …
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – South Carolina's inspector general says hundreds of people with disabilities are being overcharged for their care in ... «NBC26.tv, Jul 15»
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Inspector general decries 'serious affront' by John Young's staff
Jefferson Parish President John Young's administration has siphoned $40,268 from Inspector General David McClintock's budget, to pay for ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
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Standoff continues between New Orleans inspector general, police …
New Orleans Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux, left, and Independent Police Monitor Susan Hutson continued their feud before the Ethics ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
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Jindal Requests Inspector General Join Planned Parenthood …
UPDATE: BATON ROUGE -- Governor Bobby Jindal has requested Inspector General Stephen Street and the Louisiana Department of Health ... «MyArkLaMiss, Jul 15»
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AHA: Inspector general enforcement against info blocking …
While the 21st Century Cures Act is supported by many industry stakeholders, at least one powerhouse, the American Hospital Association, ... «FierceEMR, Jul 15»
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Sen. Kirk, Rep. Dent urge president to nominate permanent …
Charlie Dent (R-PA) recently sent a joint letter to President Barack Obama, urging him to nominate a permanent inspector general to oversee ... «DuPage Policy Journal, Jul 15»
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DHS Inspector General's July 14 Statement to Congress on The …
Chairman Miller, Ranking Member Vela, and Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for inviting me here today to discuss our work at U.S. ... «Government Security News, Jul 15»
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White House Promises To Find A Permanent VA Inspector General
The White House promised last week to find a permanent replacement for the post of Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general. «Daily Caller, Jul 15»

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