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supervisor

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noun su·per·vi·sor \ˈsü-pər-ˌvī-zər\

Simple Definition of supervisor

  • : a person who supervises someone or something

Full Definition of supervisor

  1. :  one that supervises; especially :  an administrative officer in charge of a business, government, or school unit or operation

su·per·vi·so·ry play \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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