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Definition of "intendants" [intendants]

  • Plural form of intendant. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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