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supervision

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌsuːpəˈvɪʒən/ MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE
the activity of managing a department, project, etc. and of making sure that things are done correctly and according to the rules: supervision of sb/sth Supervision of capital markets will help to mobilize resources for investment in the least-developed countries. Central banks need operational independence from politicians if regulation and supervision are to be effective. banking/financial/regulatory supervision government/state/federal supervision under the supervision of sb/sth Cleaning-up operations are taking place under the supervision of the EPA, but progress has been slow.under supervision Students on the course have the opportunity to do legal work under supervision.close/direct/strict supervision All repair work is being performed cautiously and with close supervision.
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