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: a person who examines: as
a : a court officer empowered to administer an oath and take testimony
b : a person whose work is to inspect usually a specified thing or situation [a bank ]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.