Definition of Invigilator

1. Noun. Someone who watches examination candidates to prevent cheating.




Definition of Invigilator

1. Noun. (chiefly UK or archaic) A person who supervises students during an examination; a proctor ¹

2. Noun. (chiefly UK or archaic) A person who supervises a gallery at a museum. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Invigilator

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Invigilator

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1. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1891)
"But at last as he watched with bated breath he fancied that the invigilator had seen it and was making straight towards it with inquisitive intent. ..."

2. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1921)
"... resorted to tho uso of unfair means at the High School rumination of 1955 and had mishandled tho invigilator who had detected him. ..."

3. Modern Problems: A Discussion of Debatable Subjects by Oliver Lodge (1912)
"... invigilator, and set up as a hard and therefore necessarily unjust judge. The work of enquiry is most delicate, and should be conducted with the utmost ..."

4. Modern Problems: A Discussion of Debatable Subjects by Oliver Lodge (1912)
"... invigilator, and set up as a hard and therefore necessarily unjust judge. The work of enquiry is most delicate, and should be conducted with the utmost ..."

5. Randolph Spencer-Churchill, as a Product of His Age: Being a Personal and by Thomas Hay Sweet Escott (1895)
"... have been as much scandalised by the idea of personal preference or social favouritism influencing an examination as a school's "invigilator" during the ..."

6. Annual Report of the American Bar Association: Including Proceedings of the by American Bar Association (1909)
"The tripos examination is held at the law school of the university, and one or the other of the five examiners must be present as invigilator at the writing ..."

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