supervision


su·per·vi·sion

noun \ˌsü-pər-ˈvi-zhən\

: the action or process of watching and directing what someone does or how something is done : the action or process of supervising someone or something

Full Definition of SUPERVISION

:  the action, process, or occupation of supervising; especially :  a critical watching and directing (as of activities or a course of action)

Examples of SUPERVISION

  1. Young children need constant supervision.
  2. She's responsible for the supervision of a large staff.

First Known Use of SUPERVISION

1640

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