referendary


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referendary

(ˌrɛfəˈrɛndərɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a referee who resolves disputes or makes decisions
2. (Historical Terms) obsolete someone who delivered the royal answer to petitions or requests in former times
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References in classic literature ?
As to my father, you will not see him; he is officially engaged, and dines with the chief referendary. We will talk over our travels; and you, who have seen the whole world, will relate your adventures -- you shall tell us the history of the beautiful Greek who was with you the other night at the Opera, and whom you call your slave, and yet treat like a princess.
: Service for the preparation and subsequent disallestimento of the electoral sections on the municipal territory during the electoral and referendary consultations.
However, ..information is not knowledge" and even if those who need to make a decision are entitled to a fair presentation of arguments to sustain or reject a referendary question, in the technical matters in general, as it is the case of taxes and fees, they express themselves impulsively with respect to the functioning of a public policy.
* Bernardo di Michelozzo di Bartolomeo Michelozzi (canon 1489-1516): secret chamberlain and referendary of Leo X;