intendment

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in·​tend·​ment | \ in-ˈten(d)-mənt How to pronounce intendment (audio) \

Definition of intendment

: the true meaning or intention especially of a law

First Known Use of intendment

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Intendment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intendment. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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intendment

noun
in·​tend·​ment | \ in-ˈtend-mənt How to pronounce intendment (audio) \

Legal Definition of intendment

: the true meaning or intention especially of a law

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