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gerent

[jeer-uh nt] /ˈdʒɪər ənt/
noun
1.
a ruler or manager.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Latin gerent- (stem of gerēns), present participle of gerere to bear, conduct, manage, equivalent to ger- bear + -ent- -ent
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gerent

/ˈdʒɛrənt/
noun
1.
(rare) a person who rules or manages
Word Origin
C16: from Latin gerēns managing, from gerere to bear
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