superintendence

  • 1 Superintendence — Su per*in*tend ence, n. [Cf. F. superintendance.] The act of superintending; care and oversight for the purpose of direction; supervision. Barrow. [1913 Webster] Syn: Inspection; oversight; care; direction; control; guidance. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 superintendence — index administration, agency (legal relationship), auspices, charge (custody), control (supervision) …

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  • 3 superintendence — 1570s, from SUPERINTEND (Cf. superintend) + ENCE (Cf. ence) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 superintendence — Avoir la Superintendence des affaires de la ville, Praesidere rebus vrbanis. Le gouvernement et superintendence de toute la justice, Iustitiae ius dicentis genius summaque. B. Qui a la superintendence de quelque chose, Praefectus. Qui a la… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 5 superintendence — superintend ► VERB ▪ manage or oversee. DERIVATIVES superintendence noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 superintendence — noun Date: 1603 the act or function of superintending or directing ; supervision …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 superintendence — See superintend. * * * …

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  • 8 superintendence — noun The act of superintending; supervision …

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  • 9 superintendence — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. direction, management, supervision; see administration 1 , command 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Authoritative control over the affairs of others: administration, direction, government, management, supervision. See… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 superintendence — su·per·in tend·ence || ‚suːpÉ™(r)ɪntÉ™ndÉ™ns n. act of superintending, supervision, management …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 superintendence — n.; (also superintendency) Supervision, inspection, oversight, care, direction, control, charge, management, guidance, surveillance …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 12 superintendence — n oversight, direction, management, control, guidance, care, supervision. See supervision …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 13 superintendence — su·per·in·tend·ence …

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  • 14 superintendence — See: superintend …

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  • 15 superintendence — Over sight, inspection, supervision. Moffitt v Asheville, 103 NC 237, 9 SE 695. Care and oversight for the purpose of direction, and with authority to direct. The act of superintending. The word seems properly to imply the exercise of some… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 16 superintendence — noun management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group • Syn: ↑supervision, ↑supervising, ↑oversight • Derivationally related forms: ↑superintend, ↑supervise (for: ↑supervising …

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  • 17 Edinburgh —    EDINBURGH, a city, the seat of a university, and the metropolis of the kingdom of Scotland, situated in longitude 3° 10 30 (W.), and latitude 55° 57 29 (N.), about a mile (S. by W.) from Leith, 40 miles (S.S.W.) from Dundee, 42 (E. by N.) from …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 18 Glasgow —    GLASGOW, a city, the seat of a university, and a sea port, having separate jurisdiction, locally in the Lower ward of the county of Lanark, and situated in longitude 4° 15 51 (W.), and latitude 55° 52 10 (N.), 23 miles (E. by S.) from Greenock …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 19 Roman censor — A Censor was a magistrate of high rank in the ancient Roman Republic. This position (called censura) was responsible for maintaining the census, supervising public morality, and overseeing certain aspects of the government s finances.The censors… …

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  • 20 Electricity sector in the Dominican Republic — Source : Electricity Superintendence Statistics Transmission The transmission system, which is under the full responsibility of the state owned company ETED (Electricity Transmission Company) Comisión Nacional de Energía 2005] , consists of 940… …

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