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supervise

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈsuːpəvaɪz/ MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE
to manage a department, project, etc. and make sure that things are done correctly and according to the rules: The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is responsible for supervising Britain's banking system. Our facilities management team supervises work at the construction site on a daily basis. A $650,000 fine was imposed against the Minneapolis-based company for failure to supervise its brokers. The role of any President is to supervise.supervise workers/employees/staff Companies should provide special training for managers who supervise remote workers.supervise a project/program/operations As chief of staff, he supervised the operations of the California Department of Justice.be supervised by sb/sth All fund operations are supervised by a board of trustees.adequately/properly/reasonably supervise It is the responsibility of the general contractor to properly supervise the work of all subcontractors.
Translations of “supervise”
in Arabic يُشْرِف…
in Korean 감독하다…
in Malaysian menyelia…
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 Vietnamese giám sát…
in Spanish supervisar, controlar…
in Portuguese supervisionar…
in Thai ตรวจตรา…
in German beaufsichtegen…
in Catalan supervisar…
in Japanese ~を監督する, 指導する…
in Indonesian mengawasi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 监督,管理,指导…
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