Overview vs Supervision - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between overview and supervision

is that overview is a brief summary, as of a book or a presentation while supervision is supervision.

As a verb overview

is to engage in an overview; to provide a brief summary.

overview

English

Noun

(wikipedia overview) (en noun)
  • A brief summary, as of a book or a presentation.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To engage in an overview; to provide a brief summary.
  • * 1976 , Elizabeth A. Freidheim, Sociological Theory in Research Practice [http://books.google.com/books?id=mtHEnnMKh3gC], ISBN 0870730150, page 313:
  • Gouldner, on the other hand, overviewed all of sociology as it exists in the Western world today, using Talcott Parsons as a "representative" example of its dominant mode of thought.

    supervision

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act or instance of supervising.
  • Under his parents supervision he drilled the holes in the wood.
  • Responsible oversight.
  • Do not attempt this without adequate supervision .