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English noun: supervisor

1. supervisor (person) one who supervises or has charge and direction of


Broader (hypernym)higher-up, superior, superordinate


Narrower (hyponym)bell captain, boss, chief, counsellor, counselor, den mother, director, director of research, foreman, forewoman, gaffer, honcho, monitor, overseer, oyabun, proctor, research director, stage manager, stager, superintendent, system administrator, taskmaster, theater director, theatre director, trail boss

2. supervisor (communication) a program that controls the execution of other programs


Synonymsexecutive program, supervisory program


Broader (hypernym)computer program, computer programme, program, programme


Part holonymexecutive routine, supervisory routine


Part meronymoperating system, OS









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