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Definition of Gatekeeper

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one who oversees the flow of traffic through a gate; guard; butler; intelligent server that can direct calls to a telephone or computer or another server using computer communications
Gatekeeper Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
hEnglish - advanced version

n : someone who guards the entrance to a building [syn: doorkeeper, doorman, door guard, hall porter, porter, ostiary]

WordNet 2.0

1. someone who controls access to something; "there are too many gatekepers between the field officers and the chief"
(hypernym) person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
2. someone who guards an entrance
(synonym) doorkeeper, doorman, door guard, hall porter, porter, ostiary
(hypernym) guard
(hyponym) commissionaire
Gatekeeper Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
A timekeeper; in team meetings, a designated individual who helps in monitoring the team's use of allocated time.
Raynet Business & Marketing Glossary
the person or process that keeps the salesperson from the decision maker e.g. personal secretary.
Copyright © 2001, Ray Wright
Gatekeeper Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
A gatekeeper is a person who controls access to something, for example via a city gate. In the late 20th century the term came into metaphorical use, referring to individuals who decide whether a given message will be distributed by a mass medium.

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Gatekeeper Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Gatekeeper Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
The Glossary of the American Council on Science and Health
In healthcare, anyone who controls access to a service.