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English definition of “superintendent”

superintendent

noun [C]     /ˌsuːpərɪnˈtendənt/
POLICE in Britain , a police officer of high rank Occupations and tradesPeople who work for the police service
OFFICIAL in the US, an official responsible for a place , event , etc Occupations and tradesProtection and protectorsEnvironmental issuesBosses, managers and directorsPeople in charge of or controlling other people
(Definition of superintendent noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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