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supervisor

noun

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a person who manages or directs something
  • the salesclerk said she would have to ask her supervisor if I could return the defective CD without a receipt

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The first known use of supervisor was in the 15th century

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“Supervisor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/supervisor. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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