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Meaning of superintendency

su•per•in•tend•en•cy

Pronunciation: (s"pur-in-ten'dun-sē, s"prin-), [key]
— pl. -cies.
  1. a district or place under a superintendent.
  2. the position or work of a superintendent.
  3. the act or process of superintending; direction; supervision; oversight.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.