supervisor meaning, supervisor definition | English Cobuild dictionary



  ( supervisors    plural  ) A supervisor is a person who supervises activities or people, especially workers or students.      n-count  
...a full-time job as a supervisor at a factory..., Each student has a supervisor to advise on the writing of the dissertation.     
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administrator, boss     (informal)   chief, foreman, gaffer     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   inspector, manager, overseer, steward, superintendent  

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