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 for superintendent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Superintendent \Su`per*in*tend"ent\, a. [L. superintendens, p.
     pr. See Superintend.]
     Overseeing; superintending.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Superintendent \Su`per*in*tend"ent\, n. [Cf. OF. superintendant,
     F. surintendant. Cf. Surintendant.]
     One who has the oversight and charge of some place,
     institution, or organization, affairs, etc., with the power
     of direction; as, the superintendent of an almshouse; the
     superintendent of public works.
     [1913 Webster]
     Syn: Inspector; overseer; manager; director; curator;
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a person who directs and manages an organization [syn:
           overseer, superintendent]
      2: a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as
         janitor and rent collector [syn: superintendent, super]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  85 Moby Thesaurus words for "superintendent":
     Big Brother, G-man, MP, administrator, auditor, bailiff, beadle,
     beagle, boatswain, boss, bound bailiff, captain, catchpole, chief,
     chief of police, commissioner, comptroller, conductor, constable,
     controller, deputy, deputy sheriff, detective, director, fed,
     federal, flic, floor manager, floorman, floorwalker, foreman,
     gaffer, ganger, gendarme, government man, governor, head, headman,
     in charge, inspector, lictor, lieutenant, mace-bearer, manager,
     marshal, monitor, mounted policeman, narc, noncommissioned officer,
     officer, overman, overseeing, overseer, patrolman, peace officer,
     police captain, police commissioner, police constable,
     police inspector, police matron, police officer, police sergeant,
     policeman, policewoman, portreeve, proctor, reeve, roundsman,
     sergeant, sergeant at arms, sheriff, sirdar, slave driver,
     straw boss, subforeman, super, supervising, supervisor,
     supervisory, surveyor, taskmaster, tipstaff, tipstaves, trooper,

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