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superintendent
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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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
  • This individual was not precisely a detective but was a sort of superintendent of a whole regiment of political detectives—a rather powerful position in its own way.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (57% in)
  • Father Paissy desired later on to read the Gospel all day and night over his dead friend, but for the present he, as well as the Father Superintendent of the Hermitage, was very busy and occupied, for something extraordinary, an unheard-of, even "unseemly" excitement and impatient expectation began to be apparent in the monks, and the visitors from the monastery hostels, and the crowds of people flocking from the town.
    Book 7 — Alyosha (2% in)
  • Both the Superintendent and Father Paissy did their utmost to calm the general bustle and agitation.
    Book 7 — Alyosha (2% in)
  • He gave lessons in the house of the prison superintendent, too, who, though scrupulous in the performance of his duties, was a kind-hearted old man.
    Book 11 — Ivan (26% in)
  • Alyosha, again, had an intimate acquaintance of long standing with the superintendent, who was fond of talking to him, generally on sacred subjects.
    Book 11 — Ivan (26% in)
  • So even if Alyosha were late at the prison, he had only to go to the superintendent and everything was made easy.
    Book 11 — Ivan (26% in)
  • "There's the superintendent shouting in the yard.
    Book 11 — Ivan (37% in)
  • Mr. Superintendent, take them.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (30% in)
  • Ivan Fyodorovitch has already visited the superintendent of the third etape.
    Epilogue (5% in)
  • "But they declare—the superintendent of that etape told Ivan himself—that if it's well managed there will be no great inquiry, and that they can get off easily.
    Epilogue (37% in)

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