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supervise

verb [T]  /ˈsu·pərˌvɑɪz/ us  
to be responsible for the good performance of an activity or job, or for the correct behavior or safety of a person: The Red Cross supervised the distribution of food to refugees. She supervises 75 employees in our order department.
supervision
noun [U]  /ˌsu·pərˈvɪʒ·ən/ us  
City schools were placed under state supervision last week.
supervisory
adjective [not gradable]  /ˌsu·pərˈvɑɪ·zə·ri/ us  
He applied for a supervisory position in the bank.
supervisor
noun [C]  /ˈsu·pərˌvɑɪ·zər/ us  
a nursing/construction supervisor I have to get off the phone – my supervisor just walked into the office.
Translations of “supervise”
in Korean 감독하다…
in Arabic يُشْرِف…
in French diriger…
in Turkish denetlemek, nezaret etmek, yönetmek…
in Italian sovrintendere, sorvegliare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 監督,管理,指導…
in Russian наблюдать, руководить…
in Polish nadzorować…
in Spanish supervisar, controlar…
in Portuguese supervisionar…
in German beaufsichtegen…
in Catalan supervisar…
in Japanese ~を監督する, 指導する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 监督,管理,指导…
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