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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsuperintendentsu‧per‧in‧tend‧ent /ˌsuːpərɪnˈtendənt/ noun [countable]  1 SCPa high rank in the British police, or someone who has this rank2 SE (also superintendent of schools) someone who is in charge of all the schools in a particular area in the US3 BOIN CHARGE OFsomeone who is officially in charge of a place, job, activity etc a young park superintendent the superintendent of the Methodist Church in Hawaii4 American EnglishSES someone who is in charge of an apartment building and is responsible for making repairs in it syn caretaker British English
Examples from the Corpus
superintendentWhat about Bernard, the out-of-control school superintendent?Currently, mechanics and drivers report to separate superintendents within each division.He knew she was nervous and that this reporter was pressing the superintendent on the most delicate areas of the investigation.He had found the porter visiting the superintendent nurse in her room, a form of social exchange that was strictly forbidden.The superintendent had just been fired for personnel improprieties.The superintendent used quid pro quo to change the work situation.The superintendent wandered over to the window.