intendencia
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intendencia(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (direction)
a. management
La nueva intendencia está dirigiendo con eficiencia la operación cotidiana del clubThe new management is dealing efficiently with the day-to-day running of the club.
2. (office)
a. manager's office
Lleva estos documentos a intendencia.Please, take this documents to the manager's office.
3. (in a school, a hospital or a hotel)
a. housekeeping and maintenance
El personal de intendencia del hospital está de paro.The housekeeping and maintenance staff in the hospital are on strike.
4. (military)
a. Quartermaster Corps
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La intendencia es la rama logística más antigua del ejército de los Estados Unidos.The Quartermaster Corps is the oldest US Army logistics branch.
b. Royal Army Service Corps (United Kingdom)
Necesitamos que intendencia envíe más pertrechos al frente.We need the Royal Army Service Corps to send more supplies to the front.
5. (local government)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(Paraguay)
(River Plate)
a. city council
La intendencia prohibió la manifestación programada para esta mañana.The city council banned the demonstration scheduled for this morning.
b. town council
La intendencia restaurará un edificio histórico.A historic building will be renovated by the town council.
6. (building)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(Paraguay)
(River Plate)
a. city hall
Un grupo de activistas llevó a cabo una manifestación frente a la intendencia.A group of activists staged a demonstration outside the city hall.
b. town hall
La nueva intendencia estará lista en 2020.The new town hall will be ready by 2020.
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intendencia
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (militar)
a. ≃ Royal Army Service Corps (United Kingdom)
b. ≃ Quartermaster Corps
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (corporación municipal) (River Plate)
a. town council
b. city council
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
3. (gobernación)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. regional government
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intendencia
1 (dirección) management; administration
2 (oficina) manager's office
3 (Mil) (also cuerpo de intendencia) service corps; quartermaster corps; (EEUU)
4 (Arg) (alcaldía) mayoralty; (cargo de gobernador) governorship
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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