Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
Got it
Search

Meaning of "scrutineer" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF SCRUTINEER

scrutineer  [ˌskruːtɪˈnɪə] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SCRUTINEER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Scrutineer 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 SCRUTINEER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

scrutineer

Scrutineer

In general, a scrutineer, is a person who observes any process which requires rigorous oversight, either to prevent the occurrence of corruption or genuine mistakes. It is most commonly known as part of voting in an election, where the scrutineer observes the counting of ballot papers, in order to check that election rules are followed. There are other uses of the concept, such as in motorsport, when a scrutineer is responsible for ensuring that vehicles meet the technical regulations.

Definition of scrutineer in the English dictionary

The definition of scrutineer in the dictionary is a person who examines, esp one who scrutinizes the conduct of an election poll.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SCRUTINEER


apnea
æpˈnɪə
auctioneer
ˌɔːkʃəˈnɪə
avenir
ˌævəˈnɪə
buccaneer
ˌbʌkəˈnɪə
carabineer
ˌkærəbɪˈnɪə
domineer
ˌdɒmɪˈnɪə
dulcinea
ˌdʌlsɪˈnɪə
engineer
ˌɛndʒɪˈnɪə
meneer
məˈnɪə
mountaineer
ˌmaʊntɪˈnɪə
mutineer
ˌmjuːtɪˈnɪə
paneer
pəˈnɪə
Patinir
ˌpɑːtɪˈnɪə
pioneer
ˌpaɪəˈnɪə
re-engineer
ˌriːendʒɪˈnɪə
sinfonia
ˌsɪnfəˈnɪə
souvenir
ˌsuːvəˈnɪə
tachypnea
ˌtækɪpˈnɪə
Tanzania
ˌtænzəˈnɪə
veneer
vɪˈnɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SCRUTINEER

scruples
scrupulosity
scrupulous
scrupulously
scrupulousness
scrutability
scrutable
scrutator
scrutinies
scrutinise
scrutiniser
scrutinisingly
scrutinize
scrutinizer
scrutinizingly
scrutinous
scrutinously
scrutiny
scruto
scrutoire

WORDS THAT END LIKE SCRUTINEER

aeronautical engineer
agricultural engineer
brick veneer
chemical engineer
chief engineer
civil engineer
consultant engineer
consulting engineer
electrical engineer
electronics engineer
flight engineer
licensed aircraft engineer
locomotive engineer
mechanical engineer
process engineer
refrigeration engineer
service engineer
software engineer
sound engineer
structural engineer
systems engineer

Synonyms and antonyms of scrutineer in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «scrutineer» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF SCRUTINEER

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

Translator English - Chinese

监票人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escrutador
570 millions of speakers

English

scrutineer
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

scrutineer
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

scrutineer
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

scrutineer
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

escrutinador
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গণনাকারী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

scrutateur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Scrutineer
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wahlprüfer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

検査官
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

scrutineer
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Scrutineer
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

scrutineer
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வாக்குச் சீட்டை ஆய்பவர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

छाननी करणारा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

scrutineer
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scrutatore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

komisji skrutacyjnej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

scrutineer
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

verificator al unui scrutin
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εφόρου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ondersoeker
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

granskare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

scrutineer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of scrutineer

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRUTINEER»

The term «scrutineer» is regularly used and occupies the 105.794 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Regularly used
51
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «scrutineer» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of scrutineer
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «scrutineer».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRUTINEER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «scrutineer» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «scrutineer» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SCRUTINEER»

Discover the use of scrutineer in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to scrutineer and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Compendium of Election Laws, Practices and Cases of Selected ...
him an identification card, which shall be promptly surrendered by the scrutineer to the Commissioner on the termination of his appointment. The authorised person that appointed a scrutineer may revoke the appointment, and intimate to the ...
Carl Dundas, 1998
2
Industrial Relations Law
The scrutineer's role is to oversee the election and ensure that it is run fairly.47 The scrutineer is charged with a duty to supervise the production and distribution of ballot papers and, on request from a union member or a candidate, or where it  ...
Charles Barrow, 2013
3
Early Conference and Executive Reports of the Labor Party in ...
Returning Officer and Scrutineer Mr JJ Graves (Stovemakers) was appointed returning officer, and Messrs Carey (W & S Board Employees) and Power ( Paddington League) scrutineers. It was decided to give them an honorarium of £ 3 3s each ...
Michael Charles Hogan, 2008
4
Honeyball and Bowers' Textbook on Employment Law
A rule excluding particular groups of members (for example, Communists or British National Party members) is not, however, outlawed. The union has the obligation to appoint a qualified independent scrutineer before the ballot is held, and to ...
Simon Honeyball, 2012
5
Paying for the Piper: Capital and Labour in Britain's ...
Specifically, one of the requirements of elections for executive positions was that the trade union shall appoint an independent person, 'the scrutineer', to supervise the conduct of the elections. A hearing before the Certification Officer, at which ...
Charles Woolfson, John Foster, Matthais Beck, 2013
6
Realising Democracy: Electoral Law in Australia
At a scrutiny, a scrutineer must not handle, separate or arrange ballot- papers. Where computer counting is used, a scrutineer must not touch a computer terminal that is being used for the input of ballot-papers, or for the processing of the ...
Graeme Orr, Bryan Mercurio, George Williams, 2003
7
American Motorcyclist
American Motorcycle Association Adopts Scrutineer Method For Technical Inspection To improve its technical inspection procedures at National Championship Road Races, the American Motorcycle Association is adopting the "scrutineer" ...
8
Labour Law
In addition to the foregoing, the union must meet the costs of an independent scrutineer, who must make a report to the union on the conduct of the ballot, and ' take such steps as appear to him to be appropriate for the purpose of enabling him ...
Hugh Collins, Keith Ewing, Aileen McColgan, 2012
9
The Turf Register and Sportsman & Breeder's Stud-book: ...
SCRUTINEER. 49 In I73U3, Young Cartouch won 20l. at Hounslow, and 30l. at Reading, carrying 10ft. for each Plate. In 1737, He won the give- aad-takc Plates at Salisbury and Winchester : — He was then fold to Lord Portmore, and in 17 38,  ...
William Pick, R. Johnson, 1803
10
Rise of Endymion
The Scrutineer began calling the cardinals forward in order of precedence. Cardinal Lourdusamy went first, leaving his stall and walking to the Scrutineers' table next to the altar beneath the gaze of the terrible Christ of the fresco. Genuflecting ...
Dan Simmons, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SCRUTINEER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term scrutineer is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Insight: life of a Formula E scrutineer
I did that for two years (2013 & 2014) and then I met Suzanne Royce, who is the chief scrutineer for F1. This led to me working under her as a MotoGP scrutineer ... «ElectricAutosport.com, May 15»
2
The Guardian view on surveillance: parliament's slumbering scrutineer
In the week that the foreign secretary has said that it's time to “move on” from Snowden, this slumbering scrutineer has finally got around to acknowledging the ... «The Guardian, Mar 15»
3
'Breaking' news: January sees five major pipeline leaks
Trending. Barack Obama Infrastructure Kurds Special Coverage. Search Form. The Scrutineer. Comments. News The Scrutineer. Jan 31 1:00 PM ... «Al Jazeera America, Jan 15»
4
Are we not birds? We are DEVO
Trending. Greece US-Iran Diplomacy Migrants Special Coverage. Search Form. The Scrutineer. Comments. News The Scrutineer. Jan 22 1:05 PM ... «Al Jazeera America, Jan 15»
5
No love lost between police unions, mayors
Trending. Barack Obama Infrastructure Kurds Special Coverage. Search Form. The Scrutineer. Comments. News The Scrutineer. Dec 22 7:00 PM ... «Al Jazeera America, Dec 14»
6
Alabama's racial gerrymandering goes before Supreme Court
Trending. Greece US-Iran Diplomacy Migrants Special Coverage. Search Form. The Scrutineer. Comments. News The Scrutineer. Nov 12 6:15 PM ... «Al Jazeera America, Nov 14»
7
Largely unknown, scrutineers key in ensuring fair municipal elections
“I've seen the same person come in more than once to try to vote,” said Allison, who by his count has served as a scrutineer 30 times. “I don't think it happens ... «The Toronto Observer, Sep 14»
8
Brill, Phil! New York orch names first African-American principal
The Scrutineer. Comments. News The Scrutineer ... Any views expressed on The Scrutineer are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect Al Jazeera ... «Al Jazeera America, May 14»
9
New SGX rules on poll voting and general meetings in Singapore
The new listing rules also impose the requirement for at least one scrutineer to be appointed for each general meeting. The appointed scrutineer shall be ... «Lexology, Sep 13»
10
SGX's new listing manual rules on AGM and poll voting
In addition, at least one scrutineer should be appointed for each general meeting. The duties of the appointed scrutineer are to ensure that satisfactory ... «Lexology, Aug 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Scrutineer [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/scrutineer>. Jun 2019 ».
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z