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



BrE BrE//ˈsuːpəvaɪzə(r)//
, BrE//ˈsjuːpəvaɪzə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsuːpərvaɪzər//
Pay and conditions at work, Job titles
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a person who supervises somebody/something I have a meeting with my supervisor about my research topic. All work is done under the guidance of a supervisor. See related entries: Pay and conditions at work, Job titlesExtra examples a nightclub door supervisor a special effects supervisor the people working under that supervisor
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: supervisor