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English definition of “supervise”

supervise

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈsuː.pə.vaɪz/ us    /-pɚ-/
B2 to watch a person or activity to make certain that everything is done correctly, safely, etc.: The UN is supervising the distribution of aid by local agencies in the disaster area. The children play while two teachers supervise (= make certain that they behave correctly and are safe).Controlling and being in charge
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