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’
    • ‘Their purpose is the supervision, monitoring or control of persons or places.’
    • ‘In short, the world's international system of finance is heading for a new era - and one with little supervision or control.’
    • ‘Therefore, regulation and supervision are needed.’
    • ‘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.’
    administration, management, direction, control, charge
    observation, inspection, guidance, custody, charge, safe keeping, care, guardianship, wardship, leadership
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