superintendent

  • 1 superintendent — su‧per‧in‧tend‧ent [ˌsuːpərɪnˈtendənt] noun [countable] JOBS someone who is officially in charge of a place or area of work: • Things got worse when the superintendent left to start a competing business. * * * superintendent UK US… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Superintendent — may refer to:*Superintendent (ecclesiastical), a church executive performing the duties of a bishop *Superintendent (education), an education executive or administrator *Superintendent (police), a police rank *Superintendent (United States Air… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 superintendent — SUPERINTENDÉNT, superintendenţi, s.m. (În Biserica evanghelică) 1. Preot care supraveghează o eforie. 2. Episcop. – Din germ. Superintendent. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  SUPERINTENDÉNT s.m. (În biserica evanghelică) 1. Preot… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 Superintendent — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 superintendent — su·per·in·ten·dent n: one who has the oversight and charge of a place, institution, department, organization, or operation; specif: the executive head of a police department Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996.… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 Superintendent — Su per*in*tend ent, a. [L. superintendens, p. pr. See {Superintend}.] Overseeing; superintending. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Superintendent — (v. lat.), schon in der Katholischen Kirche obere Geistliche, welche die Aussicht über die Geistlichen einer Diöcese hatten, unter dem Bischof standen u. in andern Gegenden auch Decane od. Dechanten hießen. Diese Würde ging auch in die… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 8 Superintendént — (lat.), Oberaufseher, Inspektor; besonders in evangelischen Landeskirchen der erste Geistliche einer Ephorie, der Wirksamkeit und Wandel der Geistlichen sowie die Verwaltung der Kirchenärare etc. zu überwachen hat. Über sämtlichen… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 9 Superintendent — (lat., »Oberaufseher«), in evang. Ländern derjenige Geistliche, der als Organ des Kirchenregiments die kirchliche Aufsicht (Kirchenvisitationen) über einen Bezirk (Ephorie) zu führen hat; auch Dekan, Propst, Präpositus, Ephorus genannt. Über den… …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 10 Superintendent — Superintendent, früher Superattendent, in mehren prot. Ländern der zwischen Pfarrer und Consistorium stehende geistliche Beamte, dem kath. Dekan entsprechend …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Superintendent — Superintendent,der(evang.Kirche):Dekan(süddt)+Propst …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 12 superintendent — 1550s, originally an ecclesiastical word meaning bishop or minister who supervises churches within a district (a loan translation of Gk. episkopos overseer ), from M.L. superintendentem (nom. superintendens), from prp. of L.L. superintendere… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 superintendent — [n] person who oversees organization administrator, boss, caretaker, chief, conductor, controller, curator, custodian, director, foreperson, governor, head, head person, inspector, manager, overseer, sitter, slave driver*, straw boss*, super*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 14 superintendent — ► NOUN 1) a person who supervises or is in charge of an organization, department, etc. 2) (in the UK) a police officer ranking above chief inspector. 3) (in the US) the chief of a police department. 4) N. Amer. the caretaker of a building. ORIGIN …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 superintendent — [so͞o΄pərin ten′dənt] n. [< LL(Ec) superintendens, prp. of superintendere, to superintend] 1. a person in charge of a department, institution, etc.; director; supervisor 2. a person responsible for the maintenance of a building; custodian adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 superintendent — [[t]su͟ːpərɪnte̱ndənt[/t]] superintendents 1) N COUNT; N TITLE In Britain, a superintendent is a senior police officer of the rank above an inspector. In the United States, a superintendent is the head of a police department. He was stopped at… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 Superintendent — Der Superintendent (lat. superintendens, wörtlich „Aufseher“, Lehnübersetzung von griechisch ἐπίσκοπος episkopos) ist in vielen methodistischen Kirchen, in einigen evangelischen Landeskirchen und in der Selbständigen Evangelisch Lutherischen …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 18 superintendent — su|per|in|tend|ent [ˌsu:pərınˈtendənt] n 1.) a high rank in the British police, or someone who has this rank 2.) also superintendent of schools someone who is in charge of all the schools in a particular area in the US 3.) someone who is… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 superintendent — noun Etymology: Medieval Latin superintendent , superintendens, from Late Latin, present participle of superintendere Date: 1554 one who has executive oversight and charge • superintendent adjective …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 superintendent — n. a building; school superintendent * * * [ˌs(j)uːp(ə)rɪn tendənt] school superintendent a building …

    Combinatory dictionary


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