[ soo-per-vizh-uh n ]
/ ˌsu pərˈvɪʒ ən /


the act or function of supervising; superintendence.


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Origin of supervision

1615–25; < Medieval Latin supervīsiōn- (stem of supervīsiō) oversight, equivalent to super- super- + vīsiōn- vision

OTHER WORDS FROM supervision

non·su·per·vi·sion, nounpre·su·per·vi·sion, nounpro·su·per·vi·sion, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020