Definition of supervisor in English:
1A person who supervises a person or an activity.
- 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.
1.1A person who directs and oversees the work of a postgraduate research student.
- Work done by university staff acting as supervisors for postgraduate students can be viewed in the same way.
- Teacher educators, supervisors, and professors who teach, mentor, and advise preservice teachers should consider the resistant nature of teacher efficacy beliefs.
- To such supervisors, research students may represent a source of cheap research labour.
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- 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.