intendance

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noun in·ten·dance \in-ˈten-dən(t)s\

Definition of intendance

  1. 1 :  management, superintendence

  2. 2 :  an administrative department

Examples of intendance in a Sentence

  1. his scrupulous intendance of the university's finances

First Known Use of intendance

1739


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