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in·ten·dan·cy

 (ĭn-tĕn′dən-sē)
n. pl. in·ten·dan·cies
1. The position or function of an intendant.
2. Intendants considered as a group.
3. The district supervised by an intendant, as in Latin America.
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intendancy

(ɪnˈtɛndənsɪ)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the position or work of an intendant
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) intendants collectively
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) history the district or area administered by an intendant
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