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supervisor

noun [C] /ˈsuː.pə.vaɪ.zər/ us    /-pɚ.vaɪ.zɚ/
C1 a person whose job is to supervise someone or something in some colleges, a teacher with responsibility for a particular student US A town or county supervisor is an elected official who manages local government services.
supervisory
adjective uk   /ˌsuː.pəˈvaɪ.zər.i/ us    /-pɚˈvaɪ.zɚ-/
We need to employ more supervisory staff.
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