Su`per*in*tend"ent (?), a. [L. superintendens, p.pr. See Superintend.]

Overseeing; superintending.

 

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Su`per*in*tend"ent (?), n. [Cf. OF. superintendant, F. surintendant. Cf. Surintendant.]

One who has the oversight and charge of some place, institution, or organization, affairs, etc., with the power of direction; as, the superintendent of an almshouse; the superintendent of public works.

Syn. -- Inspector; overseer; manager; director; curator; supervisor.

 

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