supervisor ship


a person who supervises workers or the work done by others; superintendent.
Education. an official responsible for assisting teachers in the preparation of syllabuses, in devising teaching methods, etc., in a department of instruction, especially in public schools.
(in some U.S. states) the chief elected administrative officer of a township, who is often also a member of the governing board of the county.

1425–75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin supervīsor, equivalent to supervid-, stem of supervidēre to supervise + -tor -tor, with dt > s

supervisorship, noun
presupervisor, noun Unabridged
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supervisor (ˈsuːpəˌvaɪzə)
1.  a person who manages or supervises
2.  a foreman or forewoman
3.  (in some British universities) a tutor supervising the work, esp research work, of a student
4.  (in some US schools) an administrator running a department of teachers
5.  (in some US states) the elected chief official of a township or other subdivision of a county
6.  obsolete a spectator

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