Meaning of “supervisory” in the English Dictionary


"supervisory" in Business English

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uk /ˌsuːpəˈvaɪzəri/ us WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT

relating to the work of making sure that workers and companies are obeying rules, doing their work correctly and safely, etc.:

Members of the public are angry about the supervisory and regulatory failings that allowed the financial crisis to develop.
supervisory capacity/role/position He will not be allowed to act in any supervisory capacity for three years.
supervisory authority/agency The bank will cooperate fully with the banking supervisory authorities in order to clarify the matter.
supervisory staff/personnel/workers

(Definition of “supervisory” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)