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superintendent

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Definition a person who directs and manages an organization — such as a school district

or:

a caretaker of a building — such as an apartment building
  • Our superintendent was surprisingly good in the faculty-student basketball game.
superintendent = the person who directs and manages the school district
  • By late summer a sufficient store of stone had accumulated, and then the building began, under the superintendence of the pigs.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • superintendence = supervision
  • "Will the music superintendent lead us in the first hymn," he said.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • superintendent = person in charge
  • They don't think nothing of pulling a shot-tower up by the roots, and belting a Sunday-school superintendent over the head with it—or any other man.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • superintendent = a person who directs and manages an organization
  • And he had finally done what the school superintendent never could.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • superintendent = a person who directs and manages an organization — such as a school district
  • He had a long story to tell of his quarrel with the superintendent of his department,
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • superintendent = someone who manages other people
  • Maybe if this was Welch High, the county superintendent would approve such a class, but not here.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • superintendent = a person who directs and manages an organization
  • The senior work superintendent, it was said, had long been threatening to save time by giving the squads their work assignments the evening before,
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn  --  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • superintendent = a person who directs and manages an organization
  • The Sussex Chief Constable looked at his superintendent.
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
  • superintendent = a person who directs and manages an organization
  • ...the superintendent was going to visit us sometime during the week, but we didn't know what day or time.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  A Lesson Before Dying
  • superintendent = a person who directs and manages an organization
  • He started going to the clubroom in the basement of the building where Henry's father was superintendent.
    Robert Lipsyte  --  The Contender
  • superintendent = a caretaker of a building — such as an apartment building
  • the Park Superintendent
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • superintendent = a person who directs and manages an organization — such as a school district

    or:

    a caretaker of a building — such as an apartment building
  • He shook hands with them and then everybody sat down on chairs, and a gentleman in spectacles – they found afterwards that he was the District Superintendent – began quite a long speech – very clever indeed.
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • superintendent = a person who directs and manages an organization
  • Look at Henry the Eight; this 'n 's a Sunday-school Superintendent to HIM.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • superintendent = a person who directs and manages an organization
  • The people clapped Peter more than they had done the District Superintendent, and then everybody shook hands with them, and as soon as politeness would let them, they got away, and tore up the hill to Three Chimneys with their watches in their hands.
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • It's a pretty old apartment house, and the superintendent's a lazy ..., and everything creaks and squeaks.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • superintendent = a caretaker of a building — such as an apartment building
  • SANDMASTER: general superintendent of spice operations.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • No. When this neighborhood goes up they'll need superintendents to watch over things.
    Junot Diaz  --  Drown
  • The superintendent had given them the key-along with a deadline, Next Wednesday.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • Next to claim her was Hoyle, the superintendent.
    Zane Grey  --  The Call of the Canyon

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