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English definition of “superintendent”

superintendent

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