intendance

noun

in·​ten·​dance in-ˈten-dən(t)s How to pronounce intendance (audio)
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: an administrative department

Example Sentences

his scrupulous intendance of the university's finances

Word History

First Known Use

1739, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of intendance was in 1739

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Cite this Entry

“Intendance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intendance. Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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