Definition of supravisor in English:

supravisor

noun

  • Supervisor; specifically a colonial official in British India appointed to oversee the administration of a province (now historical).

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in George Gascoigne (d. 1577), author and soldier. From post-classical Latin supravisor supervisor, surveyor from supravis-, past participial stem of supravidere + classical Latin -or.

Pronunciation

supravisor

/ˈsuːprəvʌɪzə/