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el intendente, la intendenta(
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (civil administrator)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(River Plate)
a. mayor
José llegó a ser intendente del distrito paraguayo después de una campaña extendida.Jose got to be mayor of the Paraguayan district after a lengthy campaign.
2. (history)
Regionalism used in Chile
a. governor
El intendente estaba al mando de la provincia asignada durante tres años.The governor was in command of the assigned province for three years.
b. provincial governor
El presidente solía designar al nuevo intendente chileno.The president used to appoint the new Chilean provincial governor.
3. (military)
a. quartermaster general
Los suministros llegaron mucho tiempo después de que el intendente los solicitó.The supplies arrived much later than the quartermaster general had requested.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (militar)
a. quartermaster
2. (alcalde) (River Plate)
a. mayor
3. (gobernador)
Regionalism used in Chile
a. provincial governor
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1 (director) manager
2 (Mil)
intendente de ejército quartermaster general
3 (Latinoamérica) (Hist) governor
4 (Arg) (alcalde) mayor; (Arg) (Chile) (gobernador) provincial governor
5 (México) (Ecu) (policía) police inspector
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