superintended

superintend

[soo-per-in-tend, soo-prin-]
verb (used with object)
1.
to oversee and direct (work, processes, etc.).
2.
to exercise supervision over (an institution, district, place, etc.).

Origin:
1605–15; < Late Latin superintendere. See super-, intend


supervise, manage, conduct, run; control.
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superintend (ˌsuːpərɪnˈtɛnd, ˌsuːprɪn-)
 
vb
to undertake the direction or supervision (of); manage
 
[C17: from Church Latin superintendere, from Latin super- + intendere to give attention to]
 
superin'tendence
 
n

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