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superintendent

noun
     
Related topics: Occupations, Police, Education, School
su‧per‧in‧tend‧ent [countable]
1SCP a high rank in the British police, or someone who has this rank
2SE also superintendent of schools someone who is in charge of all the schools in a particular area in the US
3BO someone who is officially in charge of a place, job, activity etc:
a young park superintendent
the superintendent of the Methodist Church in Hawaii
4 American EnglishSES someone who is in charge of an apartment building and is responsible for making repairs in it [= caretaker British English]

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