noun, plural su·per·in·tend·en·cies.
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Origin of superintendency
OTHER WORDS FROM superintendencypre·su·per·in·tend·ence, nounpre·su·per·in·tend·en·cy, noun
Example sentences from the Web for superintendency
They relate to the two points of episcopal jurisdiction and superintendence, and residence of parochial clergy.Memoirs of the Court and Cabinets of George the Third, Volume 2 (of 2)|The Duke of Buckingham
There was an ancient lady—too old for superintendence—and there were servants.Armorel of Lyonesse|Walter Besant
Louisa was placed at the head of her father's house, and the superintendence of Sophy's education necessarily devolved on her.The Blue Jar Story Book|Maria Edgeworth
To what extent and advantage do you think the mines might be worked, under proper management and superintendence?
He left the library to the Church of Cæsarea, under the superintendence of his friend Eusebius.The Great Book-Collectors|Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton