Definition of supervisor in English:


Syllabification: su·per·vi·sor
Pronunciation: /ˈso͞opərˌvīzər


A person who supervises a person or an activity.
More 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.
steward, foreman
informal boss



Pronunciation: /ˌso͞opərˈvīzərē/
More example sentences
  • Second, employees find their work is more reliant on others' performance because buffers in the system such as spare inventory, extra staff, supervisory management, and specialist inspectors have been removed.
  • Because of corporate change supervisory and middle management is becoming more and more interactive.
  • Over the coming months, we will be steadily paying more attention to firms' arrangements for managing their fraud risks as part of our general supervisory and other regulatory activities.

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