inspection [ɛ̃spεksjɔ̃]
feminine noun
   a. ( = examen) inspection
• faire l'inspection de to inspect
• soumettre qch à une inspection en règle to give sth a thorough inspection
   b. ( = inspectorat) inspectorship
• inspection académique ( = service) school inspectors
• inspection du travail Health and Safety Executive
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nom féminin
1) (contrôle) inspection

faire l'inspection de quelque chose — to inspect something

2) (ensemble d'inspecteurs) inspectorate
Phrasal Verbs:
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ɛ̃spɛksjɔ̃ nf
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inspection nf
1 (contrôle) inspection; ronde or tournée d'inspection tour of inspection GB, inspection tour US; inspection de routine routine inspection; j'ai subi une inspection en règle à la douane I was thoroughly searched by customs; le professeur a eu trois inspections en cinq ans the teacher has been inspected three times in five years; faire l'inspection de qch to inspect sth;
2 (ensemble d'inspecteurs) inspectorate.
inspection académique local schools inspectorate; inspection générale des finances inspectorate of public finances; inspection du travail labourGB inspectorate; Inspection générale des services, IGS French police complaints authority.
[ɛ̃spɛksjɔ̃] nom féminin
1. [vérification] inspection
[surveillance] overseeing, supervising
ils se livrèrent à une inspection détaillée du véhicule they searched the vehicle thoroughly
les douaniers soumirent la valise/le passager à une inspection en règle the customs officers subjected the suitcase/the passenger to a thorough search
après inspection, le dossier se révéla être un faux on inspection, the file turned out to be a forgery
passer une inspection
{{ind}}a. [l'organiser] to carry out an inspection, to inspect
{{ind}}b. [la subir] to undergo an inspection, to be inspected
passer l'inspection [être en règle] to pass (the test)
prêt pour l'inspection! MILITAIRE ready for inspection!
2. ADMINISTRATION inspectorate
inspection académique ≃ Schools Inspectorate (UK), ≃ Accreditation Agency (US)
inspection générale des Financesgovernment department responsible for monitoring the financial affairs of state bodies
inspection des impôts ≃ Inland Revenue (UK), ≃ Internal Revenue Service (US)
inspection du travail ≃ Health and Safety Executive (UK), ≃ Labor Board (US)
3. [inspectorat] inspectorship

Dictionnaire Français-Anglais. 2013.


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