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

  Supervise \Su`per*vise"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Supervised; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Supervising.] [Pref. super- + L. visere to
     look at attentively, to view, surely, intens. from videre,
     visum, to see. Cf. Survise, and Survey.]
     1. To oversee for direction; to superintend; to inspect with
        authority; as, to supervise the construction of a steam
        engine, or the printing of a book.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To look over so as to read; to peruse. [Obs.] --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
     Syn: See Superintend.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: management by overseeing the performance or operation of a
           person or group [syn: supervision, supervising,
           superintendence, oversight]

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