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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.supervising - management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or groupsupervising - 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
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In these dialogues, my sister spoke to me as if she were morally wrenching one of my teeth out at every reference; while Pumblechook himself, self-constituted my patron, would sit supervising me with a depreciatory eye, like the architect of my fortunes who thought himself engaged on a very unremunerative job.
Now, the supervising dignitary, the Archbishop of Greenwich, knew this as well as if he had performed the nuptial ceremony.
The National Media Authority is responsible for supervising radio and media broadcast, the National Press Authority is responsible for supervising state-owned newspapers, and the Supreme Media Council is responsible for overseeing the two authorities.
The second season will also welcome Jennifer Yuh Nelson as its supervising director.
Aleem will only be supervising the opening encounter between World XI and Pakistan on September 12, along with Ahsan Raza (on field) and Shozab Raza (third umpire).The ICC has appointed Sir Richie Richardson as the match referee of the series.
The supervising engineer must be a member of the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (ETEK), licensed to practice his profession and entitled to take up work as an architect or civil engineer for the specific development and be the designer of the project.
By Fawaz Al-Sumairan KUWAIT, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- Following on political, economic and social achievements, the Kuwaiti woman is conquering the judiciary through heading and supervising 2016 parliament elections' committees.
More recently, the rules have changed just a little, requiring the incident to biller to bill under the original supervising physician's billing number, instead of whichever doctor is in the house.
Similarly in Kohat 137 area in-charge are supervising 626 teams to immunize 1, 95000 children.
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Talking to reporter, a group of Lady Teachers said that all the female teachers of different colleges are enjoying summer vacations and "we are forcibly asked to perform volunteer duty of supervising the clerical staff in their works".

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