superintendency

noun su·per·in·ten·den·cy \ -dən(t)-sē \

Definition of superintendency

plural superintendencies
: the office, post, or jurisdiction of a superintendent; also : superintendence

Examples of superintendency in a Sentence

  1. superintendency of the polling places is largely carried out by retired citizens

  2. currently a faculty member is needed for superintendency of the program

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