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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a military officer responsible for investigations;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Inspector \In*spect"or\, n. [L.: cf. F. inspecteur.] 1. One who inspects, views, or oversees; one to whom the supervision of any work is committed; one who makes an official view or examination, as a military or civil officer; a superintendent; a supervisor; an overseer. [1913 Webster] 2. A police officer, typically holding a rank one below superintendent, and in some cases in charge of several precincts; as, inspector Clousseau is investigating the case. [PJC] Inspector general (Mil.), a staff officer of an army, whose duties are those of inspection, and embrace everything relative to organization, recruiting, discharge, administration, accountability for money and property, instruction, police, and discipline. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

inspector general n 1: a military officer responsible for investigations