Definition of supervisor in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈso͞opərˌvīzər/


A person who supervises a person or an activity.
Example sentences
  • Here's what's surprising to me: 27 percent had come to the attention of supervisors for suspicious activities prior to the crime they were caught committing.
  • Higher-level managers often spot-quiz supervisors about their new employees: What are his hobbies?
  • This result corresponds with the presumed deficit in supervisory training of agricultural supervisors and managers and the results of this study.
manager, director, overseer, controller, superintendent, governor, chief, head;
steward, foreman
informal boss

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Syllabification: su·per·vi·sor

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