Definition of 'supervisory'
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Both men are on board again this time in a supervisory capacity. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The working group will also set out proposals regarding the composition and remit of this supervisory body. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In practice the latter could only exercise a remote supervisory role over him. The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000 (1990)It is also important that people in management and supervisory roles in larger businesses have this knowledge as well. Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)The foundation degree will help get them into supervisory or leadership roles and give them more credibility with the organisation they work for. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They would also have a supervisory role in overseeing how out-of-court sanctions are applied locally and reviewing how effective they have been. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I've recently had a secondment into a supervisory role. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'supervisory'
British English: supervisory ADJECTIVE
Supervisory means involved in supervising people, activities, or places.
Most supervisory boards meet only twice a year.
- American English: supervisory
- Brazilian Portuguese: fiscalizador
- Chinese: 监督的
- European Spanish: de supervisión
- French: de surveillance
- German: Aufsichts-
- Italian: di sorveglianza
- Japanese: 監督の
- Korean: 감독상의
- European Portuguese: fiscalizador
- Spanish: de supervisión
Definition of supervisory from the Collins English Dictionary
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