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superintendency

[ soo-per-in-ten-duhn-see, soo-prin- ]
/ 藢su p蓹r 瑟n藞t蓻n d蓹n si, 藢su pr瑟n- /
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noun, plural su路per路in路tend路en路cies.
a district or place under a superintendent.
the position or work of a superintendent.
Also su路per路in路tend路ence. the act or process of superintending; direction; supervision; oversight.
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Origin of superintendency

1590鈥1600; <Medieval Latin superintendentia, equivalent to superintend(ere) to superintend + -entia-ency

OTHER WORDS FROM superintendency

pre路su路per路in路tend路ence, nounpre路su路per路in路tend路en路cy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for superintendency

superintendency
/ (藢su藧p蓹r瑟n藞t蓻nd蓹ns瑟, 藢su藧pr瑟n-) /

noun plural -cies
the office or jurisdiction of a superintendent
a district under the jurisdiction of a superintendent
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