intendant definition

  • noun:
    • An administrative official serving a French, Spanish, or Portuguese monarch.
    • A district administrator in a few countries of Latin The united states.
    • An administrator in a few countries in Latin America
    • An administrator providing the king or queen in France, Spain or Portugal.
    • One who has the cost, direction, or handling of some public company; a superintendent
    • a person who has the oversight, way, or management of some community business; a superintendent; a manager: used as a title of several community officers in France along with other europe: since, an intendant of marine; an intendant of finance.
    • especially— In Canadian law, the second officer in Canada in French rule, having civil and maritime jurisdiction.
    • In Mexican legislation, the chief officer of treasury or of area; a higher functionary having administrative and some judicial power: within usage additionally written, as Spanish, intendente.
  • adjective:
    • attentive
    • Attentive.

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