Definition of inspectorial in English:


Pronunciation /inˌspekˈtôrēəl/ /ɪnˌspɛkˈtɔriəl/


See inspector

‘Can you see a parallel between your interest in inquiries of this kind and Matthew Arnold's turn towards writing criticism and carrying out his inspectorial duties - because he felt that his lyric gift had deserted him?’
  • ‘This could be achieved by a straightforwardly inspectorial approach, based upon random surprise visitations.’
  • ‘Organisations in the NHS often complain of ‘inspectorial overload.’’