Intendant



[in-ten-duh nt] /ɪnˈtɛn dənt/

noun
1.
a person who has the direction or management of some public business, the affairs of an establishment, etc.; a superintendent.
2.
the title of various government officials, especially administrators serving under the French, Spanish, or Portuguese monarchies.
/ɪnˈtɛndənt/
noun
1.
(history) a provincial or colonial official of France, Spain, or Portugal
2.
a senior administrator in some countries, esp in Latin America
3.
a superintendent or manager
n.

“one who has charge of some business,” 1650s, from French intendant (16c.), from Latin intendantem, present participle of intendere (see intend).

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