Overseer

  • 1 Overseer — may refer to: Overseer literally means: One who keeps watch over and directs the work of others, especially laborers A supervisor or superintendent. In Jehovah s Witnesses, an elder also called a overseer . Overseer of the Poor, an official who… …

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  • 2 Overseer — O ver*seer , n. One who oversees; a superintendent; a supervisor; as, an overseer of a mill; specifically, one or certain public officers; as, an overseer of the poor; an overseer of highways. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 overseer — o‧ver‧seer [ˈəʊvəsɪə ǁ ˈoʊvərsɪr] noun [countable] 1. LAW a person or organization whose job is to check that an activity is being performed honestly and legally; = REGULATOR: • the overseer of the privatisation process. 2 …

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  • 4 overseer — index administrator, caretaker (one caring for property), caretaker (one fulfilling the function of office), chairman, chief, custodian (protector) …

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  • 5 overseer — (n.) 1520s, agent noun from OVERSEE (Cf. oversee) …

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  • 6 overseer — [n] person who supervises others’ work executive, head, head honcho*, manager, pit boss*, straw boss*, superintendent, supervisor; concept 347 …

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  • 7 overseer — [ō′vər sē΄ər] n. one who watches over and directs the work of others; supervisor …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Overseer — Стиль этой статьи неэнциклопедичен или нарушает нормы русского языка. Статью следует исправить согласно стилистическим правилам Википедии. Роб Оверсир …

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  • 9 Overseer — Cet article a pour sujet le DJ Overseer. Pour une définition du mot « overseer », voir l’article overseer du Wiktionnaire. Rob Overseer est un DJ de musique électronique originaire de Leeds en Grande Bretagne. Ses compositions se… …

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  • 10 overseer — [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)siːə(r)[/t]] overseers 1) N COUNT An overseer is someone whose job is to make sure that employees are working properly. I was put in the tailor shop, and I loved it, I really did. I was promoted to overseer. Syn: supervisor 2) N COUNT …

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  • 11 Overseer — Rob Overseer (* in Leeds als Robert George Howes) ist ein britischer DJ und Produzent der elektronischen Musikrichtung Big Beat. Overseer ist für seine Arbeit an Soundtracks für Animatrix, Snatch – Schweine und Diamanten oder An jedem verdammten… …

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  • 12 overseer — UK [ˈəʊvə(r)ˌsɪə(r)] / US [ˈoʊvərˌsɪər] noun [countable] Word forms overseer : singular overseer plural overseers someone whose job is to watch something in order to check that it works in the way that it should …

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  • 13 overseer — /oh veuhr see euhr, sear /, n. a person who oversees; supervisor; manager: the overseer of a plantation. [1350 1400; ME; see OVERSEE, ER1] Syn. chief, head, boss, director. * * * …

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  • 14 overseer — noun they finally brought in an overseer that knew how to deal with the workers Syn: supervisor, foreman, forewoman, team leader, controller, (line) manager, manageress, head (of department), superintendent, captain; informal boss, chief, straw… …

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  • 15 overseer — /ˈoʊvəsiə/ (say ohvuhseeuh) noun 1. someone who oversees; a supervisor. 2. a farm manager. 3. Australian History the supervisor of a convict gang. 4. Also, overseer of the poor. History a minor official of a parish. {Middle English} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 overseer — prižiūrėtojas statusas T sritis profesijos apibrėžtis Asmuo, kontroliuojantis kitų atliekamas darbo operacijas. atitikmenys: angl. overman; overseer; supervisor pranc. chef d équipe, m; conducteur de travaux, m; surveillant, m šaltinis Vadovai ir …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 17 overseer — oversee ► VERB (oversees; past oversaw; past part. overseen) ▪ supervise. DERIVATIVES overseer noun …

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  • 18 overseer — n. a person who supervises others, esp. workers. Phrases and idioms: overseer of the poor Brit. hist. a parish official who administered funds to the poor. Etymology: OVERSEE …

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  • 19 overseer — noun Date: 1523 supervisor, superintendent …

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  • 20 overseer — noun One who oversees or supervises. A supervisor. Syn: administrator, foreman, chief, head, head man, controller, comptroller, organizer, superintenden …

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