Definition of superintendence noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌsuːpərɪnˈtendəns//
, BrE//ˌsjuːpərɪnˈtendəns//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsuːpərɪnˈtendəns//
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the position or practice of being in charge of somebody/something and making sure that everything is working, being done, etc. as it should be synonym supervision a team of volunteers under the superintendence of a trained nurse