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Definition of "supervision" []

  • The act, process, or function of supervising. See Synonyms at care. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "supervision" in a sentence
  • "Although the recipes are simple and list few ingredients, some supervision is necessary as there are hazards in the kitchen, notably when a 425 degree oven is called for."
  • "Parental supervision is lacking in so many homes and her's is no exception."
  • "This may be one of the most despicable displays of the absence of supervision, especially considering that supervision is supposed to be a benefit of organized sports."