Definition of overseer noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    overseer

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈoʊvərˌsiər//
     
    , NAmE//ˈoʊvərˌsɪr//
     
     
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  1. 1(old-fashioned) a person whose job is to make sure that other workers do their work
  2. 2a person or an organization that is responsible for making sure that a system is working as it should
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