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English definition of “overseer”

overseer

noun [C]     /ˈəʊ.vəˌsiː.ər/ US  /ˈoʊ.vɚˌsiː.ɚ/ old-fashioned
a person whose job it is to make certain that employees are working or that an activity is being done correctlyManaging and organizingBosses, managers and directorsPeople in charge of or controlling other people
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