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supervision

noun administration, care, charge, command, control, direction, government, gubernation, inspection, jurisdiction, management, oversight, procuratio, proctorage, regulation, steerage, stewardship, superintendence, surveillance
Associated concepts: direct supervision, general superviiion, person in need of supervision, personal supervision, right of supervision, supervision and control, supervisory powers
See also: administration, agency, auspices, charge, control, custody, direction, generalship, guidance, jurisdiction, management, observation, oversight, protection, regime, regulation, safekeeping, supremacy, surveillance
References in classic literature ?
I suppose it was something of a compliment for a young fellow to be trusted, apparently without any supervision, by such a commander as Captain S-; though, as far as I can remember, neither the tone, nor the manner, nor yet the drift of Captain S-'s remarks addressed to myself did ever, by the most strained interpretation, imply a favourable opinion of my abilities.
It is not improbable that the relatives of Legrand, conceiving him to be somewhat unsettled in intellect, had contrived to instil this obstinacy into Jupiter, with a view to the supervision and guardianship of the wanderer.
In short, is it in any way possible to engineer a species of supervision over, or of restraint upon, the old lady?
A TRADE now commenced with the Arickaras under the regulation and supervision of their two chieftains.
Nothing like personal supervision," said the Governor.
He had under his immediate supervision a corps of workmen, and was assisted by Sir Nathaniel, who had come over for the purpose, and all were now staying at Lesser Hill.
His heart was weak, it appears, and he needed constant medical supervision.
It was only by incessant labour and personal supervision that Ethan drew a meagre living from his land, and his wife, even if she were in better health than she imagined, could never carry such a burden alone.
Success followed as it will when one longs to fail; and one fine evening I returned to Ham Common with a card from the Convict Supervision Office, New Scotland Yard, which I treasure to this day.
To think that my love lay helpless there in the hands of those wretches; and to think that her lover lay helpless here in the supervision of this vile virago!
If he does this I shall consent to his being allowed to spend the night in this house--considering his feeble state of health, and of course conditionally upon his being under proper supervision.
Our old chambers had been left unchanged through the supervision of Mycroft Holmes and the immediate care of Mrs.