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superintendent
used in The ABC Murders

12 uses
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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
  • The Sussex Chief Constable looked at his superintendent.
    8 — Chapter 8 (77% in)
superintendent = a person who directs and manages an organization
  • The Chief Constable of Sussex, the Assistant Commissioner of the C.I.D., Inspector Glen from Andover, Superintendent Carter of the Sussex police, Japp and a younger inspector called Crome, and Dr. Thompson, the famous alienist, were all assembled together.
    8 — Chapter 8 (70% in)
  • The superintendent shook his head gravely.
    8 — Chapter 8 (78% in)
  • I think it possible that the surname of the intended victim will begin with the letter B. "That would be something," said the superintendent doubtfully.
    8 — Chapter 8 (81% in)
  • "Has a madman any motive, sir?" asked the superintendent skeptically.
    8 — Chapter 8 (87% in)
  • The superintendent uttered a groan.
    8 — Chapter 8 (93% in)
  • At Bexhill we were greeted by Superintendent Carter.
    9 — Chapter 9 (37% in)
  • You'll want to make your own inquiries, Crome," said the superintendent.
    9 — Chapter 9 (38% in)
  • We've broken the news to her father and mother," said the superintendent.
    9 — Chapter 9 (40% in)
  • It's there," the superintendent nodded towards the table.
    9 — Chapter 9 (43% in)
  • "And Mr. Poirot?" asked the superintendent.
    9 — Chapter 9 (54% in)
  • "The superintendent was very kind," said Mr. Barnard.
    10 — Chapter 10 (16% in)

There are no more uses of "superintendent" in The ABC Murders.

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