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supervision

[soo-per-vizh-uh n] /ˌsu pərˈvɪʒ ən/
noun
1.
the act or function of supervising; superintendence.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Medieval Latin supervīsiōn- (stem of supervīsiō) oversight, equivalent to super- super- + vīsiōn- vision
Related forms
nonsupervision, noun
presupervision, noun
prosupervision, adjective
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Word Origin and History for prosupervision

supervision

n.

1630s, from Medieval Latin supervisionem (nominative supervisio), noun of action from past participle stem of supervidere (see supervise).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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