superintendent

superintendent
superintendent su‧per‧in‧tend‧ent [ˌsuːpərɪnˈtendənt] noun [countable] JOBS
someone who is officially in charge of a place or area of work:

• Things got worse when the superintendent left to start a competing business.

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superintendent UK US /ˌsuːpərɪnˈtendənt/ noun [C]
GOVERNMENT in the US, someone in charge of a government department or official activity or process, who makes sure that rules and laws are obeyed: superintendent of sth »

She is currently serving as superintendent of the Kansas City School District.

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assistant/associate/deputy superintendent

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a state/school/building superintendent

in the UK, a police officer who has a high rank: »

a police superintendent


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Superintendent — may refer to:*Superintendent (ecclesiastical), a church executive performing the duties of a bishop *Superintendent (education), an education executive or administrator *Superintendent (police), a police rank *Superintendent (United States Air… …   Wikipedia

  • superintendent — SUPERINTENDÉNT, superintendenţi, s.m. (În Biserica evanghelică) 1. Preot care supraveghează o eforie. 2. Episcop. – Din germ. Superintendent. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  SUPERINTENDÉNT s.m. (În biserica evanghelică) 1. Preot… …   Dicționar Român

  • Superintendent — Su per*in*tend ent, n. [Cf. OF. superintendant, F. surintendant. Cf. {Surintendant}.] One who has the oversight and charge of some place, institution, or organization, affairs, etc., with the power of direction; as, the superintendent of an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • superintendent — su·per·in·ten·dent n: one who has the oversight and charge of a place, institution, department, organization, or operation; specif: the executive head of a police department Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996.… …   Law dictionary

  • Superintendent — Su per*in*tend ent, a. [L. superintendens, p. pr. See {Superintend}.] Overseeing; superintending. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Superintendent — (v. lat.), schon in der Katholischen Kirche obere Geistliche, welche die Aussicht über die Geistlichen einer Diöcese hatten, unter dem Bischof standen u. in andern Gegenden auch Decane od. Dechanten hießen. Diese Würde ging auch in die… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Superintendént — (lat.), Oberaufseher, Inspektor; besonders in evangelischen Landeskirchen der erste Geistliche einer Ephorie, der Wirksamkeit und Wandel der Geistlichen sowie die Verwaltung der Kirchenärare etc. zu überwachen hat. Über sämtlichen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Superintendent — (lat., »Oberaufseher«), in evang. Ländern derjenige Geistliche, der als Organ des Kirchenregiments die kirchliche Aufsicht (Kirchenvisitationen) über einen Bezirk (Ephorie) zu führen hat; auch Dekan, Propst, Präpositus, Ephorus genannt. Über den… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Superintendent — Superintendent, früher Superattendent, in mehren prot. Ländern der zwischen Pfarrer und Consistorium stehende geistliche Beamte, dem kath. Dekan entsprechend …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Superintendent — Superintendent,der(evang.Kirche):Dekan(süddt)+Propst …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

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