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su·per·in·ten·dent

 (so͞o′pər-ĭn-tĕn′dənt, so͞o′prĭn-)
n.
1. Abbr. Supt. A person who has the authority to supervise or direct.
2. A janitor or custodian in a building, especially in an apartment house.

su′per·in·ten′dent adj.

superintendent

(ˌsuːpərɪnˈtɛndənt; ˌsuːprɪn-)
n
1. (Professions) a person who directs and manages an organization, office, etc
2. (Law) (in Britain) a senior police officer higher in rank than an inspector but lower than a chief superintendent
3. (Law) (in the US) the head of a police department
4. (Building) chiefly US and Canadian a caretaker, esp of a block of apartments
adj
of or relating to supervision; superintending
[C16: from Church Latin superintendens overseeing]

su•per•in•tend•ent

(ˌsu pər ɪnˈtɛn dənt, ˌsu prɪn-)

n.
1. a person who oversees or directs some work, district, etc.; supervisor.
2. a person who is in charge of maintenance and repairs of an apartment house; custodian.
adj.
3. superintending.
[1545–55; < Medieval Latin superintendent-, s. of superintendēns, present participle of superintendere to superintend]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.superintendent - a person who directs and manages an organizationsuperintendent - a person who directs and manages an organization
ramrod - a harshly demanding overseer
school superintendent - the superintendent of a school system
supervisor - one who supervises or has charge and direction of
2.superintendent - a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
caretaker - a custodian who is hired to take care of something (property or a person)

superintendent

noun
1. supervisor, director, manager, chief, governor, inspector, administrator, conductor, controller, overseer He became superintendent of the bank's East African branches.
2. (U.S.) warden, caretaker, curator, keeper, porter, custodian, watchman, janitor, concierge He lost his job as a building superintendent.

superintendent

noun
Someone who directs and supervises workers:
Informal: straw boss.
Slang: chief.
Translations
شُرْطي فَوْق ضابِط التَّحْقيق الرَّئيسيمُراقِب، مُناظِر، مُشْرِف
-kaředitelsuperintendant
forstanderpolitikommissær
fõfelügyelõrendőrfőnök
aîstoîaryfirlögreglustjóriumsjónarmaîur, forstöîumaîur
superintendant

superintendent

[ˌsuːpərɪnˈtendənt] N [of institution, orphanage] → director(a) m/f; (in swimming pool) → vigilante mf (US) (= porter) → conserje mf
police superintendent (Brit) → subjefe mf de policía (US) → superintendente mf

superintendent

[ˌsuːpərɪnˈtɛndənt] n
(= director) [institution, department] → directeur/trice m/f
(British) (POLICE)commissaire mf
(US) (= caretaker) [school, apartment building] → concierge mf

superintendent

nAufsicht f; (US: in building) → Hausmeister(in) m(f); (in swimming pool) → Bademeister(in) m(f); (of hostel, Sunday school etc)Leiter(in) m(f); (of police, Brit) → ˜ Kommissar(in) m(f); (US) → ˜ Polizeipräsident(in) m(f)

superintendent

[ˌsuːprɪnˈtɛndənt] nsoprintendente m/f, direttore/trice (Police) → commissario (capo) di Pubblica Sicurezza

superintend

(suːpərinˈtend) verb
to supervise. An adult should be present to superintend the children's activities.
ˌsuperinˈtendence noun
He placed his estate under the superintendence of a manager.
ˌsuperinˈtendent noun
1. a person who superintends something, or is in charge of an institution, building etc. the superintendent of a hospital.
2. (abbreviation super ; often abbreviated to Supt when written) a police officer of the rank above chief inspector.
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