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quantity surveyor

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occupations, Construction
quantity surveyorˈquantity surˌveyor noun [countable]  BOTBC British English someone whose job is to calculate the amount of materials needed to build something, how long it will take to build, and how much it will cost
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quantity surveyorHe retained his private practice as a quantity surveyor from his office at No. 4, Parliament Street.Another big cod fell to Cardiff quantity surveyor Steve Williams on his first-ever fishing trip.The association's own quantity surveyor and marketing department made detailed investigations.The costing process for nominated suppliers also involves the client's quantity surveyor.He also works with the quantity surveyor to prepare budget costs.
From Longman Business Dictionaryquantity surveyorˈquantity surˌveyorPROPERTY someone whose job is to calculate the amount of materials, money, time etc needed to build something surveyor
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