intendant


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INTENDANT. One who has the charge, management, or direction of some office, department, or public business.

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These are your children, who were saved from death by the intendant of your gardens, and brought up by him as if they were his own.
Intendant Carlos Henrique Madureira Ribeiro, Head of Operations, Portuguese Police Force
In the novel's conclusion, Daoud's alter ego observes the local mosque, visible from his apartment: "I detest the imam who perceives his flock as if he was a royal intendant.
The QOC looks forward to welcoming a number of IOC Members, including President of the OCA, Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah, President of the African National Olympic Committees Intendant General Lassana Palenfo, and Chair of the IOC Women and Sport Commission, Lydia Nsekera.
TV This initiative of the Bavarian State Opera, championed by Intendant Nikolaus Bachler, streams live opera and ballet performances from Munich's National Theatre, all in HD and all free to viewers (for information, go to staatsoper.
Ffon 01559 363537/ 363635 HEATLEY Ivor Peacefully on Jan 12 at the Princess of Wales Hospital, aged 98 years, Ivor, ex Chief Super Intendant, Glamorgan and South Wales Police; beloved husband of the late Eunice, devoted father of Jeffrey and Ann, and much loved Bamps of Elizabeth.
Nominated by: Colt Gill, Bethel School District super intendant, and Judy Newman, co-director, Early Childhood CARES and strategic adviser to the Lane Early Learning Alliance.
Dupuy, intendant de la Nouvelle-France, sur les troubles arrives en 1727 et 1728>> dans Rapport de l'Archiviste de la Province de Quebec pour 1920-1921, Quebec, Ls-A.
Holden also includes his own translation of the Munich Intendant Ernst von Possart's detailed description of Strauss's important 1896 revival of Don Giovanni (appendix 2), a thoroughgoing explication of Strauss's reworking of Mozart's Idomeneo (appendix 3), and a list of Strauss's primarily commercial recordings (appendix 4).
145) After this rejection, Jean Talon, the Intendant of Quebec City, proposed a more targeted immigration plan involving only young, marriageable women.
As in any contest for a prestigious and influential position such as this there will always be critics who look for any opportunity to undermine a successful intendant.
One helpful feature is the inclusion of the German equivalent as she explains the various positions, such as the artistic director or intendant.