examiner


examiner
ex·am·in·er n: 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 usu. a specified thing or situation
a bank examiner

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

examiner
index detective, juror

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


examiner
a barrister appointed by the court to take evidence outside the court. For Scotland, See commissioner.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


examiner
An official or other person empowered by another—whether an individual, business, or government agency—to investigate and review specified documents for accuracy and truthfulness.
A court-appointed officer, such as a master or referee, who inspects evidence presented to resolve controverted matters and records statements made by witnesses in the particular proceeding pending before that court.
A government employee in the Patent And Trademark Office whose duty it is to scrutinize the application made for a patent by an inventor to determine whether the invention meets the statutory requirements of patentability.
A federal employee of the Internal Revenue Service who reviews income tax returns for accuracy and truthfulness.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


examiner
An official or other person empowered by another—whether an individual, business, or government agency—to investigate and review specified documents for accuracy and truthfulness.
 
A court-appointed officer, such as a master or referee, who inspects evidence presented to resolve controverted matters and records statements made by witnesses in the particular proceeding pending before that court.
 
A government employee in the patent and trademark office whose duty it is to scrutinize the application made for a patent by an inventor to determine whether the invention meets the statutory requirements of patentability.
 
A federal employee of the internal revenue service who reviews income tax returns for accuracy and truthfulness.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • examiner — a professional appointed by the bankruptcy court to investigate and oversee certain aspects of the debtor or the proceedings. (By way of comparison, the role of the trustee is to operate the business of the debtor whereas the role of the examiner …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • Examiner — person with relevant technical and personal qualifications, competent to conduct and/or score an examination (p. 3.10 ISO/IEC 17024:2003). Источник …   Словарь-справочник терминов нормативно-технической документации

  • examiner — quelque chose, Ponderare, Examinare. Ouir et examiner un conte, Expungere rationes. Pour neant j examine ce conte, Frustra egomet mecum has rationes deputo. Examiner ou interroguer tesmoings, Rogare testes. B. Examiner, recoler et confronter… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Examiner — Ex*am in*er, n. One who examines, tries, or inspects; one who interrogates; an officer or person charged with the duty of making an examination; as, an examiner of students for a degree; an examiner in chancery, in the patent office, etc. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • examiner — [eg zam′ənənteg zam′ə nər, igzam′ə nər] n. a person who examines, specif. one whose work is examining records, people, etc.: also examinant [eg zam′ənənt] * * * See examinable. * * * …   Universalium

  • examiner — UK US /ɪgˈzæmɪnər/ noun [C] ► someone who is responsible for deciding the questions for a professional examination, or deciding whether people have passed it: » Examiners should be chartered members of the Institution of Occupational Safety &… …   Financial and business terms

  • examiner — early 14c., examinour, agent noun from EXAMINE (Cf. examine) …   Etymology dictionary

  • examiner — [eg zam′ənənteg zam′ə nər, igzam′ə nər] n. a person who examines, specif. one whose work is examining records, people, etc.: also examinant [eg zam′ənənt] …   English World dictionary

  • examiner — I. Examiner. v. a. Faire l examen de quelque chose ou de quelque personne. Examiner des tesmoins. examiner un compte, une affaire à fonds. examiner un escolier, un Recipiendaire. s examiner soy mesme. examiner sa conscience. examiner un livre, un …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française


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