overseer overseer  /ˈoʊ vər ˈsi ər/


  • (n) a person who directs and manages an organization


  1. In 1999 and 2004, with Goswami as the overseer, Patna had the two fairest elections it had seen in years.
  2. On Saturday, as bailout talks continued, Cox dropped out to give a speech at the birthday party of a securities-industry overseer.
  3. The FDIC's role as a bank overseer is viewed as giving it more insight into the quality of loans on banks' books.


  1. Lawsky Targets $48 Billion Backed by Shadow Insurance

    Regulators should halt approvals of life insurance deals that mask risk while watchdogs investigate past deals that allowed companies to shift liabilities, New York’s financial services overseer said in a report today.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Commissioner David Stern on the Future of the NBA

    NBA Commissioner David Stern discusses his nearly 30-year tenure and the NBA’s future, Jason Collins, Magic Johnson’s HIV announcement, and blasts journalist Bryant Gumbel for calling him a “plantation overseer.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  3. Aurore Eaton's Looking Back Ezekiel Straw, Manchester's man of enterprise

    In July 1856, the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company in Manchester consolidated all of its operations under the management of a single overseer, called the Agent. This person was Ezekiel A. Straw.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New Hampshire Union Leader


  1. "I think I probably will do it," Parcells said. "The job description is to be the football operations overseer. We still have a little work to do, but I don't think it's anything major. I don't expect any real deal-breaker. I don't think...
    on Dec 19, 2007 By: Bill Parcells Source: TIME

  2. In a written statement, Haggard said: "I am voluntarily stepping aside from leadership so that the overseer process can be allowed to proceed with integrity. I hope to be able to discuss this matter in more detail at a later date. In the interim, I...
    on Nov 2, 2006 By: Ted Haggard Source: Southern Voice

  3. "We can set up a system where there's an independent overseer, maybe the chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank and the Democrats and the Republicans each appoint somebody to oversee the system," Obama said.
    on Sep 21, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

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