superintendence

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noun su·per·in·ten·dence \-ˈten-dən(t)s\

Definition of superintendence

  1. :  the act or function of superintending or directing :  supervision

Examples of superintendence in a sentence

  1. under her lax superintendence the company eventually went bankrupt

  2. the superintendence of the local music festival is handled jointly by the city and the county

1559

First Known Use of superintendence

1559


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