Use Superintendency in a sentence


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

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

presuperintendence, 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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Example sentences
The superintendency is often described as an unpleasant, even impossible, job.
Additionally, the court has superintendency authority over the registered land
  office in each registry of deeds.
The rural school superintendency is, in many ways, as demanding and difficult
  as the urban superintendency.
Refutes popular belief of a crisis in the superintendency.
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