Recent Examples of overseer from the Web
The district has such a coordinator listed on every page of its website, but Greg Wolleck, 66, a former principal and overseer of principals, works part-time.
The revolving door between government and law firms is decades old, as the newest political overseers arriving in Washington recruit their own legal hands for savvy counsel to prevent — or rescue them from — misdeeds or mistakes.
For that matter, the congressional Republicans tried to start their spree of legislating, with the support of a President of the same party, by sidelining its ethical overseer.
But unlike the spooky Fringe operatives, the Adjustment Bureau’s dispassionate caseworkers (played by John Slattery, Anthony Mackie and Terence Stamp) come across more like post office employees than celestial overseers.
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First Known Use of overseer
OVERSEER Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of overseer for Students
: a person who supervises something
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