Definition of superintendence in English:

superintendence

noun

  • See superintend

    • ‘It would be a pity if the streets of Otley during the winter were to be allowed to remain in a dirty state because two committees can't agree which should have the superintendence of the work.’
    • ‘He devoted almost three pages to demonstrate that the term profit had no meaning in economics, and was used interchangeably and confusedly with interest, wages of superintendence, and insurance.’
    • ‘The students, under the superintendence of their teacher, are allowed to work in a particular portion of the grounds and also learn practical hothouse work in the conservatories.’
    • ‘Politicians and bureaucrats have developed a great vested interest in retaining control and superintendence over the police organisation.’

Pronunciation

superintendence

/suːp(ə)rɪnˈtɛnd(ə)ns/