supervisor

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Attested since the 15th Century CE; from Latin supervisor, from supervideō, in turn from Latin super + Latin videō.

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supervisor (plural supervisors)

  1. (management) A person with the official task of overseeing the work of a person or group.
  2. A person who monitors someone to make sure they comply with rules or other requirements set for them.
  3. (US) In certain states, an elected member of the governing body for a county which is called the board of supervisors.

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  • supervisor” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ visor

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supervisor m (plural supervisores)

  1. (management) supervisor

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

supervisor m (plural supervisores, feminine supervisora)

  1. supervisor

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