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  • noun Plural form of intendant.

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Examples

  • Where there were six intendants of finance, each costing more than a million livres a year, Necker installed four salaried secretaries answering to him alone.

    Robert Morris

  • Where there were six intendants of finance, each costing more than a million livres a year, Necker installed four salaried secretaries answering to him alone.

    Robert Morris

  • Outside of the cities the monarch, whose private fortune was identical with the state finances, possessed immense domains managed by intendants and supporting a population of serf-colonists.

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  • Conseil Supérieur de Québec, Complément des ordonnances et jugements des gouverneurs et intendants du Canada Quebec, 1856.

    Champlain's Dream

  • French intendants functioned as instruments of royal absolutism.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Champlain understood the importance of intendants, and was quick to see that they could be useful for the purposes of his grand design.

    Champlain's Dream

  • French intendants functioned as instruments of royal absolutism.

    Champlain's Dream

  • It is told of Anushirwan, the Just King, that once upon a time he feigned himself sick, and bade his stewards and intendants go round about the provinces of his empire and the quarters of his dominion and seek him out a mud-brick thrown away from some ruined village, that he might use it as medicine, informing his intimates that the leaches had prescribed this to him.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Conseil Supérieur de Québec, Complément des ordonnances et jugements des gouverneurs et intendants du Canada Quebec, 1856.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Champlain understood the importance of intendants, and was quick to see that they could be useful for the purposes of his grand design.

    Champlain's Dream

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