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syndic

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noun syn·dic \ˈsin-dik\

Definition of syndic

  1. 1 :  a municipal magistrate in some countries

  2. 2 :  an agent of a university or corporation



Origin and Etymology of syndic

French, from Late Latin syndicus representative of a corporation, from Greek syndikos assistant at law, advocate, representative of a state, from syn- + dikē judgment, case at law — more at diction


First Known Use: 1601

Rhymes with syndic


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syndic

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noun syn·dic \ˈsin-dik\

Legal Definition of syndic

  1. :  a trustee of property owned by an insolvent or bankrupt debtor



Origin and Etymology of syndic

French, government officer, from Late Latin syndicus, from Greek syndikos court assistant, advocate, from syn- together with + dikē right, judgment


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