supervision


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su·per·vi·sion

 (so͞o′pər-vĭzh′ən)
n.
The act, process, or function of supervising. See Synonyms at care.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.supervision - management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or groupsupervision - management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
management, direction - the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
invigilation - keeping watch over examination candidates to prevent cheating

supervision

noun superintendence, direction, instruction, control, charge, care, management, administration, guidance, surveillance, oversight, auspices, stewardship First-time licence holders have to work under supervision.

supervision

noun
1. Authoritative control over the affairs of others:
2. The function of watching, guarding, or overseeing:
Translations
مُراقَبَه، مُناظَرَه، إشْراف
dozorvedení
tilsyn
umsjón, eftirlit; verkstjórn
nadzor

supervision

[ˌsuːpəˈvɪʒən] Nsupervisión f
to work under the supervision oftrabajar bajo la supervisión de

supervision

[ˌsuːpərˈvɪʒən] n [children, staff] → supervision f; [activity, work] → supervision f; [organization] → supervision f
I was principally concerned with staff supervision → Je m'occupais principalement de la supervision du personnel.
under medical supervision → sous contrôle médical
"only to be taken under medical supervision" → "uniquement sous contrôle médical"

supervision

nAufsicht f; (= action)Beaufsichtigung f; (of work)Überwachung f, → Beaufsichtigung f; under the supervision ofunter der Aufsicht von

supervision

[ˌsuːpəˈvɪʒn] n (of activity, process) → supervisione f; (of person) → sorveglianza
under medical supervision → sotto controllo medico

supervise

(ˈsuːpəvaiz) verb
to direct, control or be in charge of (work, workers etc). She supervises the typists.
ˌsuperˈvision (-ˈviʒən) noun
the act or work of supervising or state of being supervised. The firm's accounts are under the personal supervision of the manager; These children should have more supervision.
ˈsupervisor noun
a person who supervises.
References in classic literature ?
When I took my entrance examinations, he was my examiner, and my course was arranged under his supervision.
But the Pequod was only making a passage now; not regularly cruising; nearly all whaling preparatives needing supervision the mates were fully competent to, so that there was little or nothing, out of himself, to employ or excite Ahab, now; and thus chase away, for that one interval, the clouds that layer upon layer were piled upon his brow, as ever all clouds choose the loftiest peaks to pile themselves upon.
The administration of private justice between the citizens of the same State, the supervision of agriculture and of other concerns of a similar nature, all those things, in short, which are proper to be provided for by local legislation, can never be desirable cares of a general jurisdiction.
I suppose it was something of a compliment for a young fellow to be trusted, apparently without any supervision, by such a commander as Captain S-; though, as far as I can remember, neither the tone, nor the manner, nor yet the drift of Captain S-'s remarks addressed to myself did ever, by the most strained interpretation, imply a favourable opinion of my abilities.
I used often to compare my own true guineas, half-crowns and shillings with our imitations under the doctor's supervision, and was always amazed at the resemblance.
The ice-cream was passed around with cake--gold and silver cake arranged on platters in alternate slices; it had been made and frozen during the afternoon back of the kitchen by two black women, under the supervision of Victor.
On the day following Captain Bonneville's supervision of the industrious and frolicsome community of beavers, of which he has given so edifying an account, he succeeded in extricating himself from the Wind River Mountains, and regaining the plain to the eastward, made a great bend to the south, so as to go round the bases of the mountains, and arrived without further incident of importance, at the old place of rendezvous in Green River valley, on the 17th of September.
He had under his immediate supervision a corps of workmen, and was assisted by Sir Nathaniel, who had come over for the purpose, and all were now staying at Lesser Hill.
The superintendent who had supervision over the tele- graph operators on the railroad that went through Winesburg felt that way.
Tom Loker we left groaning and touzling in a most immaculately clean Quaker bed, under the motherly supervision of Aunt Dorcas, who found him to the full as tractable a patient as a sick bison.
The Sunday-school children distributed themselves about the house and occupied pews with their par- ents, so as to be under supervision.
To think that my love lay helpless there in the hands of those wretches; and to think that her lover lay helpless here in the supervision of this vile virago!