Supervisory Su`per*vi"so*ry, a. Of or pertaining to supervision; as, supervisory powers. [1913 Webster]

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  • supervisory — su‧per‧vis‧o‧ry [ˌsuːpəˈvaɪzri ǁ pər ] adjective relating to the work of making sure something is done properly and according to all the rules: • The plant has been manned by supervisory personnel and replacement workers since the strike. * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • supervisory — index administrative, leading (guiding), predominant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • supervisory — 1847, from SUPERVISE (Cf. supervise) + ORY (Cf. ory) …   Etymology dictionary

  • supervisory — [[t]su͟ːpə(r)va͟ɪzəri[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Supervisory means involved in supervising people, activities, or places. Most supervisory boards meet only twice a year. ...staff with a minor supervisory role …   English dictionary

  • supervisory — adj. Supervisory is used with these nouns: ↑responsibility, ↑role …   Collocations dictionary

  • supervisory — su|per|vi|so|ry [ ,supər vaızəri ] adjective in charge of people or activities: a supervisory committee …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • supervisory — UK [ˌsuːpə(r)ˈvaɪzərɪ] / US [ˌsupərˈvaɪzərɪ] adjective in charge of people or activities a supervisory committee …   English dictionary

  • supervisory — supervise ► VERB ▪ observe and direct the performance of (a task or activity) or the work of (a person). DERIVATIVES supervision noun supervisor noun supervisory adjective. ORIGIN Latin supervidere survey, supervise …   English terms dictionary

  • supervisory — adjective of or limited to or involving supervision in a supervisory capacity • Pertains to noun: ↑supervisor • Derivationally related forms: ↑supervise …   Useful english dictionary

  • supervisory — adjective see supervisor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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