a district or place under a superintendent.
the position or work of a superintendent.
Also su·per·in·tend·ence. the act or process of superintending; direction; supervision; oversight.
- pre·su·per·in·tend·ence, noun
- pre·su·per·in·tend·en·cy, noun
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How to use superintendency in a sentence
She was very happy over her contrivances, cutting out under her sister's superintendence.The Daisy Chain | Charlotte Yonge
The living rooms and the table service no longer presented the attractive appearance they had done under his superintendence.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Suppose we could build, say our church and school, on Cocksmoor at once, and give our superintendence besides?The Daisy Chain | Charlotte Yonge
They are intrusted with the superintendence of all that is going on, and it is their duty to report privately to the king.
The work began on both sides of the ship under the superintendence of five officers.Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic' | British Government
British Dictionary definitions for superintendency
the office or jurisdiction of a superintendent
a district under the jurisdiction of a superintendent
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