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noun over·seer \ˈō-və(r)-ˌsir, -ˌsē-ər; ˌō-və(r)-ˈsir, -ˈsē-ər\

14th Century

First Known Use of overseer

14th century


OVERSEER Defined for English Language Learners

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noun over·seer \ˈō-və(r)-ˌsir, -ˌsē-ər; ˌō-və(r)-ˈsir, -ˈsē-ər\

Definition of overseer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who watches and directs the work of other people in order to be sure that a job is done correctly


OVERSEER Defined for Kids

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noun over·seer \ˈō-vər-ˌsir\

Definition of overseer for Students

  1. :  a person who supervises something



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