from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that is in charge of passage through a gate.
- n. One who monitors or oversees the actions of others.
- n. A primary-care provider, often in the setting of a managed-care organization, who coordinates patient care and provides referrals to specialists, hospitals, laboratories, and other medical services.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who guards or monitors passage through a gate
- n. A person or group who controls access to something or somebody
- n. A common orange and brown butterfly with eyespots, Pyronia tithonus, of the Nymphalidae family.
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- n. someone who guards an entrance
- n. someone who controls access to something
Learning, I realized, Alexander was what I call a gatekeeper school.
The gatekeeper is the retweeter, who takes a look at the tweet and within seconds decides its value.
For wounded civilians at a U.S. military hospital in Afghanistan, the gatekeeper is God.
"It is left largely to the discretion of what the law likes to call the gatekeeper, that is, the trial judge," said F. Lee Bailey, the attorney who argued the Sheppard case before the Supreme Court, and eventually won his client's acquittal in a new trial.
This aspect of the gatekeeper is very provocative because they don’t have your interest in mind, but there bottom line.
The most common species, called the gatekeeper because of its habit of hanging around long grass by field gates, was down by 12% compared with last year while the biggest fall 61% was suffered by the common blue.
That the gatekeeper should be a single private entity, which moreover imposes its own model of advertising (which may or may not work for every content provider), should provoke concern.
That the gatekeeper should be a single private entity, which moreover imposes its own model of advertising which may or may not work for every content provider, should provoke concern.
Still more irritated than before, in his usual coarse language he called the gatekeeper, and roared out: “You rascal, if you don't send that beastly stone to h ” -, I'll break your head.”
The gatekeeper is the openness and accessibility of information itself.