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superintendence

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noun su·per·in·ten·dence \-ˈten-dən(t)s\

Definition of superintendence

  1. :  the act or function of superintending or directing :  supervision



Examples of superintendence

  1. <under her lax superintendence the company eventually went bankrupt>

  2. <the superintendence of the local music festival is handled jointly by the city and the county>



1603

First Known Use of superintendence

1603


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