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intendancy

[in-ten-duh n-see] /ɪnˈtɛn dən si/
noun, plural intendancies.
1.
the office or function of an intendant.
2.
a body of intendants.
3.
Also, intendency. a district under the charge of an intendant.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; intend(ant) + -ancy
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intendancy

/ɪnˈtɛndənsɪ/
noun
1.
the position or work of an intendant
2.
intendants collectively
3.
(history) the district or area administered by an intendant
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