from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act, process, or function of supervising. synonym: care.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of supervising or overseeing; oversight; superintendence; direction: as, to have the supervision of a coalmine; police supervision.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of overseeing; inspection; superintendence; oversight.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act or instance of supervising.
  • noun Responsible oversight.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group


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From Latin supervisiō



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