What does supervision mean?

Definitions for supervision
-ˈvɪʒ ənsu·per·vi·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. supervision, supervising, superintendence, oversightnoun

    management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group


  1. supervisionnoun

    The act or instance of supervising.

    Under his parents supervision he drilled the holes in the wood.

    Etymology: From supervisio

  2. supervisionnoun

    Responsible oversight.

    Do not attempt this without adequate supervision.

    Etymology: From supervisio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Supervisionnoun

    the act of overseeing; inspection; superintendence; oversight

Editors Contribution

  1. supervision

    The act and process of supervising.

    The supervision at the play school was excellent.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'supervision' in Nouns Frequency: #2078

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of supervision in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of supervision in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of supervision in a Sentence

  1. Mark King:

    With our team we can just about be autonomous, and make stuff happen, touch base with people, get conversations going, phone banking with minimal supervision so it gives the campaign more reach.

  2. Mickey Mehta:

    Supervise your life, supervision means super-vision. Develop a vision of broadened horizons, deeper perspectives and neither jump to conclusions, nor jump to judgements impulsively without a 360 degree view. Have soulful eyes, MickeyMize.

  3. Cao Liping:

    The environmental supervision should be adjusted in accordance with practical needs and social economic situation, the purpose of environmental supervision is never about shutting firms and curbing production, but about encouraging firms to actively meet the environmental standards.

  4. Djoko Murjatmodjo:

    Where was the government's supervision?

  5. Randal Phillips:

    China's use of its market and its use of regulatory supervision blow a hole right through what WTO provides. So, there needs to be a new mechanism to have a higher degree of transparency and predictability.

Images & Illustrations of supervision

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