Overseer



[oh-ver-see-er, -seer] /ˈoʊ vərˌsi ər, -ˌsɪər/

noun
1.
a person who ; supervisor; manager:
the overseer of a plantation.
/ˈəʊvəˌsiːə/
noun
1.
Also called (less commonly) overlooker. a person who oversees others, esp workmen
2.
(Brit, history) short for overseer of the poor; a minor official of a parish attached to the workhouse or poorhouse
n.

late 14c., agent noun from oversee (v.).

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