superintendency


su·per·in·ten·den·cy

noun \-dən(t)-sē\
plural su·per·in·ten·den·cies

Definition of SUPERINTENDENCY

:  the office, post, or jurisdiction of a superintendent; also :  superintendence

Examples of SUPERINTENDENCY

  1. <superintendency of the polling places is largely carried out by retired citizens>
  2. <currently a faculty member is needed for superintendency of the program>

First Known Use of SUPERINTENDENCY

1598

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