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My grandmother was a teacher, my sister was a teacher, my daughter was a teacher and is now a superintendent in northern California, and my son-in-law is a high school principal. I am surrounded.
Loni Anderson

Meaning of "superintendent" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SUPERINTENDENT

From Church Latin superintendens overseeing.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SUPERINTENDENT

superintendent  [ˌsuːpərɪnˈtɛndənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SUPERINTENDENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Superintendent can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SUPERINTENDENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of superintendent in the English dictionary

The first definition of superintendent in the dictionary is a person who directs and manages an organization, office, etc. Other definition of superintendent is a senior police officer higher in rank than an inspector but lower than a chief superintendent. Superintendent is also the head of a police department.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SUPERINTENDENT


appendant
əˈpɛndənt
ascendant
əˈsɛndənt
ascendent
əˈsɛndənt
attendant
əˈtɛndənt
co-dependent
ˌkəʊdɪˈpɛndənt
contendent
kənˈtɛndənt
defendant
dɪˈfɛndənt
dependant
dɪˈpɛndənt
dependent
dɪˈpɛndənt
descendant
dɪˈsɛndənt
descendent
dɪˈsɛndənt
independent
ˌɪndɪˈpɛndənt
intendant
ɪnˈtɛndənt
interdependent
ˌɪntədɪˈpɛndənt
pendant
ˈpɛndənt
pendent
ˈpɛndənt
pretendant
prɪˈtɛndənt
pretendent
prɪˈtɛndənt
resplendent
rɪˈsplɛndənt
transcendent
trænˈsɛndənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SUPERINTENDENT

superincumbence
superincumbency
superincumbent
superincumbently
superindividual
superinduce
superinducement
superinduction
superinfect
superinfection
superinsulated
superintend
superintendence
superintendencies
superintendency
superintensity
superior
superior conjunction
superior court
superior planet

WORDS THAT END LIKE SUPERINTENDENT

accident
candent
chemically dependent
chief superintendent
co-respondent
correspondent
despondent
detective chief superintendent
detective superintendent
education correspondent
foreign correspondent
indent
insulin-dependent
nondependent
respondent
scandent
school superintendent
science correspondent
semi-independent
special correspondent
war correspondent

Synonyms and antonyms of superintendent in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SUPERINTENDENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «superintendent» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of superintendent

Translation of «superintendent» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SUPERINTENDENT

Find out the translation of superintendent to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of superintendent from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «superintendent» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

superintendente
570 millions of speakers

English

superintendent
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अधीक्षक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المشرف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

смотритель
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

superintendente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অধীক্ষক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

directeur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penguasa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Leiter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

監督
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

교육감
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Superintendent
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giám đốc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கண்காணிப்பாளரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अधीक्षक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

başkomiser
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sovrintendente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Kurator
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

доглядач
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

administrator
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιστάτης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

superintendent
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

föreståndare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

overbetjent
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of superintendent

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SUPERINTENDENT»

The term «superintendent» is very widely used and occupies the 14.532 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SUPERINTENDENT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «superintendent» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «superintendent» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about superintendent

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6 QUOTES WITH «SUPERINTENDENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word superintendent.
1
Loni Anderson
My grandmother was a teacher, my sister was a teacher, my daughter was a teacher and is now a superintendent in northern California, and my son-in-law is a high school principal. I am surrounded.
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Michael Bennet
When I was superintendent of Denver Public Schools, I saw the potential of some of our best and brightest students cut short, punished for the actions of others - kids who had grown up and done well in our school system, and kids who know no other home but America. This is unacceptable.
3
Michael Bennet
Study after study affirms what I saw in the classroom every day as superintendent of Denver Public Schools: Nothing makes a bigger difference for student learning than great teaching.
4
Colleen Hanabusa
Dr. Margaret Oda, a true trailblazer in education, served as Honolulu school district superintendent and was the driving force behind the middle-school concept and the first chairwoman of the Japanese American National Museum.
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Phil Jackson
My father was the superintendent of the churches in the state of Montana. He was content in his beliefs. He befit the term 'true Christian.' He would turn the other cheek. He was truly a man of peace.
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Dikembe Mutombo
My heroes always are mostly my parents - my father especially, and my mom, who's passed on already. My dad is a very strong man, and by him being educated, and a principal and school superintendent over 37 years, he plays such a big role in my life.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SUPERINTENDENT»

Discover the use of superintendent in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to superintendent and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Construction Superintendent's Operations Manual
The book covers administrative procedures, review of contract documents, basic managerial practices, tips for successful job completion and more. CD-ROM with dozens of forms, sample letters, and checklists!
Sidney M. Levy, 2004
2
The School Superintendent: The Profession and the Person
Covers how to get a superintendents job and be successful at it and presents a personal view of the superintendency.
William L. Sharp, James K. Walter, 2004
3
The School Superintendent: Theory, Practice, and Cases
This second edition continues to focus contextual variables influencing practice in an information-based and reform-minded society.
Theodore J. Kowalski, 2006
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Eight Keys to an Extraordinary Board-Superintendent Partnership
Eadie describes how the superintendent can wear the 'Chief Partnership Officer' hat, leading and managing a 'Board-Superintendent Partnership Program.'
Doug Eadie, 2003
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So You Want To Be A Superintendent?
Veteran superintendent, William Hayes shares his insight and experience in areas ranging from relationships with the Boards of Education, faculty, staff, the administrative team, and the media to balancing the public and personal life of a ...
William Hayes, 2002
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The American School Superintendent: 2010 Decennial Study
This book is an extension of decade studies of the American school superintendent dating back to the 1920s.
‎2011
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Construction Superintendent Operations Manual
The Second Edition of Construction Superintendent's Operations Manual now features: A wealth of construction methods, strategies, and tactics Dealing with difficult issues at the site, coordination, subsurface conditions Time and material ...
Sidney Levy, 2008
8
Balancing Act: The Political Role of the Urban School ...
This book reviews the long history of the urban superintendent's changing role, with special attention to the racial and ethnic politics of the cities since the 1970s. Boston and Detroit are discussed as illustrative examples.
Barbara Loomis Jackson, 1995
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The Board-Savvy Superintendent
Rather than being preoccupied with developing a static structure of policies to distinguish the board's role from the superintendent's, the book describes how the board and superintendent can creatively work together in making decisions ...
Doug Eadie, Paul D. Houston, 2002
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Assimilation's Agent: My Life as a Superintendent in the ...
Assimilation?s Agent reveals the life and opinions of Edwin L. Chalcraft (1855?1943), a superintendent in the federal Indian boarding schools during the critical period¯of forced assimilation in the late nineteenth and early twentieth ...
Edwin L. Chalcraft, Cary C. Collins, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SUPERINTENDENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term superintendent is used in the context of the following news items.
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LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines to Step Down
LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines will resign in six months, after coming out of retirement to take over the district. Kim Baldonado reports for the NBC4 ... «NBC Southern California, Jun 15»
2
Superintendent says he's dropping charges against graduation …
(CNN) Four people accused of disrupting the peace at a Mississippi high school graduation ceremony are no longer expected to show up to court Tuesday, after ... «CNN, Jun 15»
3
Mississippi superintendent won't say if he'll drop charges against …
Senatobia school Superintendent Jay Foster reiterated Friday in a telephone interview with The Associated Press that his aim is to ensure that some families do ... «Fox News, Jun 15»
4
Superintendent not backing down, defends warrants for 'excessive …
Well, there's a bit more to this story, according to Jay Foster, the superintendent of the school system – and the man who swore out those warrants. Four years ... «Fox News, Jun 15»
5
Coast Guard Academy to welcome new superintendent
The new leader, Rear Adm. James Rendon, served as assistant superintendent at the academy from 2010 to 2012 and more recently has been directing a task ... «WTNH, May 15»
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MaryEllen Elia, former Florida superintendent, is state's next …
Updated, 4:10 p.m. — MaryEllen Elia, a longtime educator and former school superintendent in Hillsborough County, Florida, has been chosen to lead New ... «Chalkbeat Colorado, May 15»
7
Dearborn's Whiston named state superintendent
From lobbyist to state superintendent. It's not the typical path but it's the one that saw Brian Whiston — the current superintendent in Dearborn Public Schools— ... «Detroit Free Press, Mar 15»
8
Disgraced Atlanta Superintendent Dies
Beverly Hall, the disgraced former superintendent of Atlanta's public schools, died of breast cancer on Monday at 68, unpunished but nonetheless an emblem of ... «Daily Caller, Mar 15»
9
ACLU demands removal of 'Christian' philosophy from school …
MCBAIN, MI -- McBain Rural Agricultural Schools' search for a new superintendent who has "a strong Christian background and philosophy" is under scrutiny ... «MLive.com, Mar 15»
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LAUSD superintendent warns of layoffs as teachers union prepares …
Senior Deputy Superintendent Ray Cortines speaks at the Council of Mexican American Administrators in Los Angeles, Wednesday September 17, 2008. «LA Daily News, Feb 15»

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