Supervisor vs Chieftain - What's the difference?

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Supervisor is a related term of chieftain.


As nouns the difference between supervisor and chieftain

is that supervisor is (management) a person with the official task of overseeing the work of a person or group while chieftain is a leader of a clan or tribe.

supervisor

English

Alternative forms

* supervisour (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (management) A person with the official task of overseeing the work of a person or group.
  • A person who monitors someone to make sure they comply with rules or other requirements set for them.
  • (US) In certain states, an elected member of the governing body for a county which is called the board of supervisors.
  • See also

    * manager * on-call supervisor. * superintendent

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    Anagrams

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    chieftain

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A leader of a clan or tribe.
  • A leader of a group, e.g. a robbers' chieftain.
  • Synonyms

    * (A very powerful person) chief, big gun, big shot, big wheel, bigwig, boss, employer, foreman, head, heid bummer, leader, mandarin, manager, mover and shaker, top banana, top dog, tycoon