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tr.v. su·per·vised, su·per·vis·ing, su·per·vis·es
To manage and direct; be in charge of: supervises twenty employees; supervised the construction of the new kitchen.

[Middle English *supervisen, from Medieval Latin supervidēre, supervīs- : Latin super-, super- + Latin vidēre, to see; see weid- in Indo-European roots.]
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Adj.1.supervised - under observation or under the direction of a superintendent or overseer; "supervised play"
unsupervised - not supervised or under constant observation; "the school maintains unsupervised study halls during free periods"; "reliable workers are generally unsupervised"
References in classic literature ?
conseille de famille = council of relatives, supervised by a judge, that supervised the care of minors in France; cure = priest}
This is effected by carefully-kept pedigrees, which are preserved and supervised by the State; and without a certified pedigree no Woman is allowed to marry.
She supervised the meal officially, but implied that in her own stately person she considered lunch a weakness.
He knew that he ought to have systematically worked it out and supervised it, and that he had meant to do it, and that it had never been done.
As politics becomes less of a game and more of a responsibility, the telephone of the future will doubtless be supervised by some sort of public committee, which will have power to pass upon complaints, and to prevent the nuisance of duplication and the swindle of watering stock.
by Aldus Manutius, Venice, 1495-8; re-impression supervised by Erasmus and with certain corrections by Grynaeus (including Rhetorica and Poetica), 1531, 1539, revised 1550; later editions were followed by that of Immanuel Bekker and Brandis
Before, and after them, I walked about - supervised, as I have mentioned, by the man with the wooden leg.
It was a short, simple; carefully learned address, and the accent, supervised by Abdul on the steamer, allowed the hearers to guess its meaning, which was a request to see one of the Mudir's Cranes; since the desire of the speaker's life, the object to which he would consecrate his days, was to improve the condition of the Mudir's Cranes.
6 Independence, MO- Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; Western District of Missouri; Sentence: 327 months' imprisonment, five years' supervised release, $261,600 fine (September 3, 1999); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 19, 2017 and unpaid balance of $261,600 fine remitted.
Wamick, 22, of Fairfield received a two-year sentence to the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by a one-year period of supervised release for a charge of unlawful possession of methamphetamine that occurred Sept.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has welcomed the Andrews Labor governments approval of a medically supervised injecting centre trial in Richmond.
There has been significant recent interest in semi supervised clustering, where the goal is to improve the performance of unsupervised clustering algorithms with limited amounts of supervision in the form of labels or pairwise constraints on the data points [2].