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From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  supervisor mode
     (Or "{supervisor state") An execution mode on some processors
     which enables execution of all instructions, including
     privileged instructions.  It may also give access to
     different a address space, to memory management hardware
     and to other peripherals.  This is the mode in which the
     operating system usually runs.
     Opposite: user mode.

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