supervisor


su·per·vi·sor

noun \ˈsü-pər-ˌvī-zər\

: a person who supervises someone or something

Full Definition of SUPERVISOR

:  one that supervises; especially :  an administrative officer in charge of a business, government, or school unit or operation
su·per·vi·so·ry \ˌsü-pər-ˈvī-zə-rē, -ˈvīz-rē\ adjective

Examples of SUPERVISOR

  1. The supervisor fired him after he showed up at work drunk.
  2. If you have a problem, go to your supervisor.

Origin of SUPERVISOR

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from supervidēre
First Known Use: 15th century

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