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su·per·vi·sor

 (so͞o′pər-vī′zər)
n.
1. One who supervises.
2. One who is in charge of a particular department or unit, as in a governmental agency or school system.
3. One who is an elected administrative officer in certain US counties and townships.

su′per·vi′so·ry (-vī′zə-rē) adj.

supervisor

(ˈsuːpəˌvaɪzə)
n
1. (Professions) a person who manages or supervises
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a foreman or forewoman
3. (Education) (in some British universities) a tutor supervising the work, esp research work, of a student
4. (Education) (in some US schools) an administrator running a department of teachers
5. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in some US states) the elected chief official of a township or other subdivision of a county
6. obsolete a spectator
ˈsuperˌvisorship n

su•per•vi•sor

(ˈsu pərˌvaɪ zər)

n.
1. a person who supervises workers or the work done by others; superintendent.
2. an official responsible for assisting teachers in the preparation of syllabuses, in devising teaching methods, etc., esp. in public schools.
3. the chief elective officer of a township.
[1425–75]
su′per•vi`sor•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.supervisor - one who supervises or has charge and direction ofsupervisor - one who supervises or has charge and direction of
bell captain - the supervisor of bellboys in a hotel
counsellor, counselor - someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp
den mother - someone who plays the role of a den mother; "he serves as den mother to all the freshmen in this dormitory"; "she's the den mother to new secretaries"
theater director, theatre director, director - someone who supervises the actors and directs the action in the production of a show
boss, foreman, honcho, chief, gaffer - a person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
forewoman - a woman in charge of a group of workers
overseer, superintendent - a person who directs and manages an organization
oyabun - a Japanese supervisor
monitor, proctor - someone who supervises (an examination)
director of research, research director - a supervisor in a research center
stage manager, stager - someone who supervises the physical aspects in the production of a show and who is in charge of the stage when the show is being performed
higher-up, superior, superordinate - one of greater rank or station or quality
system administrator - a person in charge of managing and maintaining a computer system of telecommunication system (as for a business or institution)
taskmaster - someone who imposes hard or continuous work
trail boss - the person responsible for driving a herd of cattle
2.supervisor - a program that controls the execution of other programssupervisor - a program that controls the execution of other programs
operating system, OS - (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
computer program, computer programme, programme, program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
executive routine, supervisory routine - a routine that coordinates the operation of subroutines

supervisor

noun boss (informal), manager, superintendent, chief, inspector, administrator, steward, gaffer (informal, chiefly Brit.), foreman, overseer, baas (S. African) a full-time job as a supervisor at a factory

supervisor

noun
Someone who directs and supervises workers:
Informal: straw boss.
Slang: chief.
Translations
dozordozorce-kakontrolor
tilsynsførende
valvoja
nadglednik
umsjónarmaîur, stjórnandi
監督者
감독자
nadzornik
handledare
หัวหน้างานที่ควบคุมดูแล
người giám sát

supervisor

[ˈsuːpəvaɪzəʳ] N
1. (gen) → supervisor(a) m/f
2. (Univ) [of thesis] → director(a) m/f

supervisor

[ˈsuːpərvaɪzər] n (gen)superviseur/euse m/f; (in shop)chef mf de rayon (UNIVERSITY) [student] → directeur/trice m/f de thèse

supervisor

n (of work)Aufseher(in) m(f), → Aufsicht f; (of research)Leiter(in) m(f); (Brit Univ) → ˜ Tutor(in) m(f); (for PhD) → Doktorvater m/-mutter f

supervisor

[ˈsuːpəˌvaɪzəʳ] nsorvegliante m/f, soprintendente m/f, supervisore m (Univ) → relatore/trice; (in shop) → capocommesso/a

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.

supervisor

مُشْرِف dozor tilsynsførende Aufseher επόπτης supervisor valvoja superviseur nadglednik supervisore 監督者 감독자 supervisor veileder nadzorca supervisor руководитель handledare หัวหน้างานที่ควบคุมดูแล amir người giám sát 导师

supervisor

n. supervisor-a, jefe-a.
References in classic literature ?
Some news of the lugger in Kitt's Hole had found its way to Supervisor Dance and set him forth that night in our direction, and to that circumstance my mother and I owed our preservation from death.
In the meantime the supervisor rode on, as fast as he could, to Kitt's Hole; but his men had to dismount and grope down the dingle, leading, and sometimes supporting, their horses, and in continual fear of ambushes; so it was no great matter for surprise that when they got down to the Hole the lugger was already under way, though still close in.
As soon as I was mounted, holding on to Dogger's belt, the supervisor gave the word, and the party struck out at a bouncing trot on the road to Dr.
It is emphatically HIS end of the ship, though, of course, he is the executive supervisor of the whole.
The community of fowls to which Tess had been appointed as supervisor, purveyor, nurse, surgeon, and friend, made its headquarters in an old thatched cottage standing in an enclosure that had once been a garden, but was now a trampled and sanded square.
This supervisor of the proceedings, asserting his employers' rights to cart off by daylight, nightlight, torchlight, when they would, must have been the death of Silas if the work had lasted much longer.
He liked my ideas and wanted to be a co-author and be my external supervisor...
The missing supervisor was identified as Liu, associated with Chinese company Sino Hydro Corporation, they added.
Factors identified as being important are the quality of the supervisor-trainee relationship, establishing mutual respect and professional boundaries, conducting direct observations, providing constructive feedback, careful planning with SMART (specific, measureable, achievable, results orientated, time bound) learning objectives; these need to be agreed by trainee and supervisor as well as provisions for pastoral care through regular appraisals and reviews.
Supervisors, on the other hand, are responsible for carrying out management of the team's operations and processes, the work of all individual direct reports, as well as technical work that only the supervisor can perform.
The supervisor may find that management training and mentors may not have offered the tools to cope with these types of conduct problems.
In primary school distance education, the role of the supervisor has been largely unexplored.

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