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noun as in person who supervises others' work


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The potential funding stress is one factor that had prompted the index’s overseers to consider implementing the addition in two tranches.

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The board of overseers asked her to testify in its case to determine whether he’d violated professional standards.

After Kerwin showed her new lawyer the messages, he reported Letourneau to the board of overseers on June 15, 2016.

The board of overseers told her it would give Dwyer-Jones a verbal warning.

Board of overseers records do not indicate Mason faced additional cases of professional misconduct.

He was the parish overseer for over 30 years, worked long hours in his garden, married a local girl and had three children.

The man flushes and averts his face, as he passes a group of visitors clustered about an overseer.

The Padre Jose, who is the chaplain, is also the overseer of the estate; a combination of offices that I find is usual here.

Hoping to terminate the thefts, Johnny complained to the overseer, though without accusing Jack.

My repeated requests for assistance have been ignored by the overseer, who improves every opportunity to insult and humiliate me.

I remember there was wailing among the plantation hands, and Gadman the overseer had to use his whip to keep 'em quiet.

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On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overseer, such as: superintendent, supervisor, executive, head, manager, and head honcho.

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