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



    BrE BrE//ˌsuːpəˈvɪʒn//
    , BrE//ˌsjuːpəˈvɪʒn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌsuːpərˈvɪʒn//
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  1. 1[uncountable] the work or activity involved in being in charge of somebody/something and making sure that everything is done correctly, safely, etc. Very young children should not be left to play without supervision. The drug should only be used under medical supervision.
  2. 2[countable] a meeting between a student and their tutor (2) or supervisor that involves teaching and discussion of the student's work synonym tutorial (1) I have weekly supervisions.

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