Intendant

Part of speech: adjective

Attentive.

Part of speech: noun

A superintendent; provincial administrator.

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Usage examples "intendant":

  1. I learned enough German to be able to sing in German for the Intendant and his friends, with I know not what sort of accent. - "Memoirs of an American Prima Donna", Clara Louise Kellogg.
  2. You, Mr. Intendant, are the man to do it. - "Andreas Hofer", Lousia Muhlbach.
  3. And so the Marquess, turning all the circumstances in his mind, and being convinced that Villebecque could never succeed to any extent in England in his profession, and probably nowhere else, appointed him, to Villebecque's infinite satisfaction, intendant of his household, with a considerable salary, while Flora still lived with her kind step- father. - "Coningsby", Benjamin Disraeli.