intendance

noun
in·​ten·​dance | \ in-ˈten-dən(t)s How to pronounce intendance (audio) \

Definition of intendance

2 : an administrative department

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his scrupulous intendance of the university's finances

First Known Use of intendance

1739, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of intendance was in 1739

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“Intendance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intendance. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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