- supervision su‧per‧vi‧sion [ˌsuːpəˈvɪʒn ǁ -pər-] noun [uncountable]the work of making sure something is done properly and according to all the rules:
• The bank chiefs set up a subcommittee to coordinate policies on banking supervision.
• He learned to fly under the supervision of special airline instructors.— see also Board of Banking Supervision
* * *supervision UK US /ˌsuːpəˈvɪʒən/ noun [U] MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE► the activity of managing a department, project, etc. and of making sure that things are done correctly and according to the rules: supervision of sb/sth »
Supervision of capital markets will help to mobilize resources for investment in the least-developed countries.»
Central banks need operational independence from politicians if regulation and supervision are to be effective.»
government/state/federal supervisionunder the supervision of sb/sth »
Cleaning-up operations are taking place under the supervision of the EPA, but progress has been slow.under supervision »
Students on the course have the opportunity to do legal work under supervision.close/direct/strict supervision »
All repair work is being performed cautiously and with close supervision.
Financial and business terms. 2012.