Scrutineer
Scrutineer Scru`ti*neer, n. A scrutinizer; specifically, an examiner of votes, as at an election. [1913 Webster]

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  • Scrutineer — A scrutineer is a person who observes voting in an election, and/or observes the counting of ballot papers, in order to check that election rules are followed. In motorsport a scrutineer is responsible for ensuring that vehicles meet the… …   Wikipedia

  • scrutineer — UK [ˌskruːtɪˈnɪə(r)] / US [ˌskrut(ə)nˈɪr] noun [countable] Word forms scrutineer : singular scrutineer plural scrutineers British someone who examines something carefully, especially an official whose job is to examine or count the votes in an… …   English dictionary

  • scrutineer — [[t]skru͟ːtɪnɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] scrutineers N COUNT A scrutineer is a person who checks that an election or a race is carried out according to the rules. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • scrutineer — /skrutəˈnɪə / (say skroohtuh near) noun 1. someone who is authorised, especially by a candidate at an election, to inspect the counting of votes by electoral officers. 2. an official in a race, contest, etc., who checks that the rules are… …   Australian English dictionary

  • scrutineer — noun Date: 1557 1. one that examines 2. British one who takes or counts votes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • scrutineer — /skrooht n ear /, n. Chiefly Brit. and Canadian. an official examiner, esp. of votes in an election. [1550 60; SCRUTIN(Y) + EER] * * * …   Universalium

  • scrutineer — 1. noun /ˈskɹuː.tɪn.ɪə(ɹ)/ A person who scrutinises; a person responsible for scrutineering. 2. verb /ˈskɹuː.tɪn.ɪə(ɹ)/ to scrutinise; to thoroughly check that an entered car or motorbike, etc, meets the rules …   Wiktionary

  • scrutineer — scru|ti|neer [ˌskru:tıˈnıə US tnˈır] n BrE an official who checks that the votes in an election are counted fairly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • scrutineer — scru|ti|neer [ ,skrutn ır ] noun count BRITISH someone who examines something carefully, especially an official whose job is to examine or count the votes in an election and see that it was fair …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • scrutineer — scru·ti·neer || ‚skruːtɪ nɪr / nɪə n. critic, examiner, official inspector (mainly of voting ballots) …   English contemporary dictionary

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