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superior

noun [C]
 
 
/suːˈpɪəriər/ WORKPLACE
someone who has a higher position than another employee or group of employees in a company or organization: 71% of workers surveyed said they had been insulted, ignored, or otherwise treated discourteously by their superiors. Conflicts can usually be contained if dealt with by an immediate superior. Any unusual incidents should be reported to your superior. Travel expenses must be authorized and approved by your superiors.
Translations of “superior”
in Chinese (Traditional) 上司(的),上級(的)…
in Russian начальник…
in Turkish âmir, üst…
in Chinese (Simplified) 上司(的),上级(的)…
in Polish przełożon-y/a, zwierzchni-k/czka…
(Definition of superior noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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