Meaning of intendancy in English:


Pronunciation /ɪnˈtɛnd(ə)nsi/


See intendant

‘Louis XIV could do more than most of his contemporaries, particularly after the consolidation of the national intendancy in the 1690s had created a central government machinery entirely under its own control.’
  • ‘By shining there they could legitimately hope to be appointed to one of the 34 intendancies, which were always filled from their ranks.’