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Superior

Higher in rank, status, or quality
A superior officer
The new model is superior to every other car on the road
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Supervisor

A supervisor, or also known as foreman, boss, overseer, facilitator, monitor, area coordinator, or sometimes gaffer, is the job title of a low level management position that is primarily based on authority over a worker or charge of a workplace. A supervisor can also be one of the most senior in the staff at the place of work, such as a Professor who oversees a PhD dissertation.
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Superior

Having or showing an overly high opinion of oneself; conceited
That girl was frightfully superior
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Supervisor

A person who supervises a person or an activity.
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Superior

(of a letter, figure, or symbol) written or printed above the line.
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Supervisor

One who supervises.
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Superior

Further above or out; higher in position.
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Supervisor

One who is in charge of a particular department or unit, as in a governmental agency or school system.
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Superior

A person superior to another in rank or status, especially a colleague in a higher position
Obeying their superiors' orders
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Supervisor

One who is an elected administrative officer in certain US counties and townships.
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Superior

A superior letter, figure, or symbol.
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Supervisor

(management) A person with the official task of overseeing the work of a person or group, or of other operations and activities.
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Superior

Higher than another in rank, station, or authority
A superior officer.
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Supervisor

A person who monitors someone to make sure they comply with rules or other requirements set for them.
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Superior

Of a higher nature or kind.
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Supervisor

(US) In certain states, an elected member of the governing body for a county which is called the board of supervisors.
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Superior

Of great value or excellence; extraordinary.
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Supervisor

(computing) A process responsible for managing other processes.
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Superior

Greater in number or amount than another
An army defeated by superior numbers of enemy troops.
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Supervisor

One who supervises; an overseer; an inspector; a superintendent; as, a supervisor of schools.
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Superior

Presuming to be or suggesting that one is morally or socially better than others; disdainful or supercilious.
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Supervisor

A spectator; a looker-on.
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Superior

Above being affected or influenced; indifferent or immune
"Trust magnates were superior to law" (Gustavus Myers).
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Supervisor

One who supervises or has charge and direction of
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Superior

Located higher than another; upper.
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Supervisor

A program that controls the execution of other programs
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Superior

(Botany) Inserted or situated above the perianth. Used of an ovary.
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Superior

(Printing) Set above the main line of type.
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Superior

(Logic) Of wider or more comprehensive application; generic. Used of a term or proposition.
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Superior

One that surpasses another in rank or quality.
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Superior

(Ecclesiastical) The head of a religious community, such as a monastery, abbey, or convent.
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Superior

(Printing) A superior character, as the number 2 in x2.
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Superior

Higher in rank, status, or quality.
Rebecca had always thought shorts were far superior to pants, as they didn't constantly make her legs itch.
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Superior

Of high standard or quality.
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Superior

Greater in size or power.
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Superior

Beyond the power or influence of; too great or firm to be subdued or affected by.
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Superior

Greater or better than average.
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Superior

Courageously or serenely indifferent (as to something painful or disheartening).
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Superior

(typography) Printed in superscript.
A superior figure or letter
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Superior

Located above or out; higher in position.
The superior jaw; the superior part of an image
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Superior

Located above or higher, a direction that in humans corresponds to cephalad.
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Superior

(botany) of a calyx Above the ovary; said of parts of the flower which, although normally below the ovary, adhere to it, and so appear to originate from its upper part.
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Superior

(botany) of an ovary Above and free from the other floral organs.
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Superior

(botany) Belonging to the part of an axillary flower which is toward the main stem.
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Superior

(botany) of the radicle Pointing toward the apex of the fruit.
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Superior

(taxonomy) More comprehensive.
A genus is superior to a species.
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Superior

Affecting or assuming an air of superiority.
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Superior

(astronomy) of a planet Closer to the Earth than to the Sun.
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Superior

A person of higher rank or quality, especially a colleague in a higher position.
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Superior

The senior person in a monastic community.
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Superior

The head of certain religious institutions and colleges.
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Superior

(printing) A superior letter, figure, or symbol.
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Superior

One who has made an original grant of heritable property to a tenant or vassal, on condition of a certain annual payment (feu duty) or of the performance of certain services.
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Superior

More elevated in place or position; higher; upper; as, the superior limb of the sun; the superior part of an image.
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Superior

Higher in rank or office; more exalted in dignity; as, a superior officer; a superior degree of nobility.
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Superior

Higher or greater in excellence; surpassing others in the greatness, or value of any quality; greater in quality or degree; as, a man of superior merit; or of superior bravery.
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Superior

Beyond the power or influence of; too great or firm to be subdued or affected by; - with to.
There is not in earth a spectacle more worthy than a great man superior to his sufferings.
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Superior

More comprehensive; as a term in classification; as, a genus is superior to a species.
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Superior

Above the ovary; - said of parts of the flower which, although normally below the ovary, adhere to it, and so appear to originate from its upper part; also of an ovary when the other floral organs are plainly below it in position, and free from it.
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Superior

One who is above, or surpasses, another in rank, station, office, age, ability, or merit; one who surpasses in what is desirable; as, Addison has no superior as a writer of pure English.
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Superior

The head of a monastery, convent, abbey, or the like.
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Superior

One of greater rank or station or quality
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Superior

The head of a religious community
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Superior

A combatant who is able to defeat rivals
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Superior

The largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the Great Lakes
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Superior

A town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth
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Superior

A character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character
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Superior

Of high or superior quality or performance;
Superior wisdom derived from experience
Superior math students
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Superior

Of or characteristic of high rank or importance;
A superior officer
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Superior

(sometimes followed by `to') not subject to or influenced by;
Overcome by a superior opponent
Trust magnates who felt themselves superior to law
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Superior

Written or printed above and to one side of another character
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Superior

Having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth's orbit;
Mars and Jupiter are the closest in of the superior planets
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Superior

Having a higher rank;
Superior officer
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Superior

(often followed by `to') above being affected or influenced by;
He is superior to fear
An ignited firework proceeds superior to circumstances until its blazing vitality fades
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