gatekeeper
noun Date: 1572 1. one that tends or guards a gate 2. a person who controls access • gatekeeping noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gatekeeper — may refer to: * Someone who guards or monitors passage through a gate. * H.323 Gatekeeper, a computing term for a virtual network switch that manages a H.323 zone, providing address information/translation and other services to the terminals… …   Wikipedia

  • Gatekeeper — (englisch, Pförtner) steht für: Gatekeeper (Nachrichtenforschung), in der Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft metaphorisch ein Einflussfaktor, der darüber entscheiden kann, welche Nachricht in den Medien erscheint Gatekeeper (Soziologie),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gatekeeper — gate‧keep‧er [ˈgeɪtˌkiːpə ǁ ər] noun [countable] 1. MARKETING someone in an organization who has a lot of influence over which products it buys, which company it buys them from etc: • For technology gatekeepers, the challenge is to keep ahead of… …   Financial and business terms

  • Gatekeeper — Gatekeeper: H.323 Gatekeeper (Контроллер зоны H.323)  устройство или программа в сети IP телефонии, по стандарту H.323, которое выступает в качестве центра обработки вызовов внутри своей зоны. GNU Gatekeeper (GnuGK)  кроссплатформенная… …   Википедия

  • gatekeeper — index guardian, warden Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • gatekeeper — 1570s, from GATE (Cf. gate) + KEEPER (Cf. keeper). Figurative use by 1872 …   Etymology dictionary

  • gatekeeper — [n] watchperson doorkeeper, guard, lookout, monitor, protector, security officer, sentinel, sentry; concept 348 …   New thesaurus

  • gatekeeper — ► NOUN ▪ an attendant at a gate …   English terms dictionary

  • gatekeeper — [gāt′mən] n. pl. gatemen [gāt′məngāt′kēp΄ər] n. 1. a person in charge of a gate to control passage through it: also gateman [gāt′mən] n. gatemen [gāt′mən] 2. any person or thing that controls access or otherwise regulates …   English World dictionary

  • Gatekeeper — Les portiers (GK: Gatekeeper) sont des éléments optionnels dans une solution de réseau informatique H.323. Ils ont pour rôle de réaliser la traduction d adresse (numéro de téléphone adresse IP) et la gestion des autorisations. Cette dernière… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gatekeeper — UK [ˈɡeɪtˌkiːpə(r)] / US [ˈɡeɪtˌkɪpər] noun [countable] Word forms gatekeeper : singular gatekeeper plural gatekeepers 1) someone who makes decisions about which people can use something or see someone 2) an old word for someone whose job is to… …   English dictionary

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