Definition of supervision in English:

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supervision

Pronunciation: /ˌsuːpəˈvɪʒn/

noun

[mass noun]
The action of supervising someone or something: he was placed under the supervision of a probation officer she let them work without supervision
More example sentences
  • In short, the world's international system of finance is heading for a new era - and one with little supervision or control.
  • Their purpose is the supervision, monitoring or control of persons or places.
  • Today, he is still under medical supervision, in the care of his mother.
Synonyms
administration, management, direction, control, charge;
overseeing, superintendence, regulation, government, governance, operation
observation, inspection, guidance, custody, charge, safe keeping, care, guardianship, wardship, leadership

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