supervision su‧per‧vi‧sion [ˌsuːpəˈvɪʒn 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

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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.


banking/financial/regulatory supervision


government/state/federal supervision

under 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.

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