Inspector-General, The

[in-spek-ter-jen-er-uh l]

noun

a comedy (1836) by Gogol.

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British Dictionary definitions for inspector general

inspector general

noun plural inspectors general

the head of an inspectorate or inspection system; an officer with wide investigative powers
a staff officer of the military, air, or naval service with the responsibility of conducting inspections and investigations
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