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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 somethingBosses, managers and directorsPeople in charge of or controlling other people in some colleges , a teacher with responsibility for a particular student Teachers US A town or county supervisor is an elected official who manages local government services .Government ministers and civil servants supervisory     /ˌsuː.pəˈvaɪ.zər.i/ US  /-pɚˈvaɪ.zɚ-/ adjective We need to employ more supervisory staff .Controlling and being in charge
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