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superintendence

noun

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1 the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something
  • under her lax superintendence the company eventually went bankrupt

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2 the duty or function of watching or guarding for the sake of proper direction or control
  • the superintendence of the local music festival is handled jointly by the city and the county

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The first known use of superintendence was in 1559

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“Superintendence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/superintendence. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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