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English definition of “superintendent”

superintendent

noun [C] (PERSON IN CHARGE)   /ˌsu·pər·ɪnˈten·dənt, ˌsu·prɪn-/
a person who is in charge of work done and who manages the employees in a particular office, department, or area: She was appointed superintendent of schools in Tacoma, Washington.
(Definition of superintendent noun (PERSON IN CHARGE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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