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English definition of “supervise”


verb [I or T]
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 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.
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