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.
* supervisour (obsolete)
(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.
* on-call supervisor.
A leader of a clan or tribe.
A leader of a group, e.g. a robbers' chieftain.
* (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