Definition of supervision in English:



mass noun
  • The action of supervising someone or something.

    ‘he was placed under the supervision of a probation officer’
    ‘she let them work without supervision’
    • ‘In short, the world's international system of finance is heading for a new era - and one with little supervision or control.’
    • ‘Their purpose is the supervision, monitoring or control of persons or places.’
    • ‘Today, he is still under medical supervision, in the care of his mother.’
    • ‘Secondly, this production regime is relatively costly in terms of its requirements for supervision and management.’
    • ‘Therefore, regulation and supervision are needed.’
    administration, management, direction, control, charge
    observation, inspection, guidance, custody, charge, safe keeping, care, guardianship, wardship, leadership
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