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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
supervision, control, superintendence, directiondirection, mise en scène, surveillance

Noun (futsuumeishi)
director, superintendent, supervisor, coach, foreman, manager, overseer, controller, bossAufsicht, Überwachung, Kontrolle, Aufseher, Kontrolleur, Leiter, Regie, Regisseur, Mannschaftsleiter, Trainer, rechtliche Leitung, Bischof (in der protestant. Kirche Japans)

ON: カン
oversee, official, govt office, rule, administer

ON: トク
coach, command, urge, lead, supervise

Example sentences
監督はチームをトーナメント優勝に今一歩という所までもっていったのに悔しいことだった。Parts: 監督 (かんとく), チーム (ティーム), トーナメント, 優勝 (ゆうしょう), 今一歩 (いまいっぽ), 言う (いう), (ところ), (まで), 持っていく (もっていく), のに, 悔しい (くやしい), (こと)It was annoying, as the manager took his team to a near-miss in the tournament.

代表取締役は取締役の職務の執行を監督するものだ。Parts: 代表取締役 (だいひょうとりしまりやく), 取締役 (とりしまりやく), 職務 (しょくむ), 執行 (しっこう), 監督 (かんとく), (もの)The Representative Director supervises Directors' performance of duties.

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