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English definition of “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 .
(Definition of supervise verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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