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Meaning of “supervision” in the English Dictionary

"supervision" in British English

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supervisionnoun [U]

uk   /ˌsuː.pəˈvɪʒ.ən/  us   /-pɚ-/
C1 the ​act of ​watching a ​person or ​activity and making ​certain that everything is done ​correctly, ​safely, etc.: Students are not ​allowed to ​handle these ​chemicalsunless they are under the supervision of a ​teacher.

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(Definition of supervision from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"supervision" in Business English

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supervisionnoun [U]

uk   us   /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 ​capitalmarkets will ​help to mobilize ​resources for ​investment in the least-developed countries. Central ​banks need ​operationalindependence 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 ​legalwork under supervision.close/direct/strict supervision All ​repairwork is being ​performedcautiously and with ​close supervision.
(Definition of supervision from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “supervision”
in Arabic إشْراف…
in Korean 감독…
in Portuguese supervisão…
in Catalan supervisió…
in Japanese 監視, 監督…
in Chinese (Simplified) 监督,管理,指导…
in Turkish denetleme, nezaret, idare…
in Russian наблюдение, руководство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 監督,管理,指導…
in Italian supervisione, sorveglianza…
in Polish nadzór…
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