super intendency

superintendency

[soo-per-in-ten-duhn-see, soo-prin-]
noun, plural superintendencies.
1.
a district or place under a superintendent.
2.
the position or work of a superintendent.
3.
Also, superintendence. the act or process of superintending; direction; supervision; oversight.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Medieval Latin superintendentia, equivalent to superintend(ere) to superintend + -entia -ency

presuperintendence, noun
presuperintendency, noun
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superintendency (ˌsuːpərɪnˈtɛndənsɪ, ˌsuːprɪn-)
 
n , pl -cies
1.  the office or jurisdiction of a superintendent
2.  a district under the jurisdiction of a superintendent

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