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- syndick (obsolete)
syndic (plural syndics)
- a government official, a magistrate, especially one of the Chief Magistrates of Geneva
- 1923: ‘To-morrow, after the midday prayer, mount an ass and make for the Habbānīyah quarter and there enquire for the house of the syndic Barakah, known as Abū Shāmah.’ — The Thousand Nights and One Night, tr. Powys Mathers
- (law) An agent of a corporation, or of any body of people engaged in a business enterprise; an advocate or patron; an assignee.
- In France, syndics are appointed by the creditors of a bankrupt to manage the property.
- The University of Cambridge has its syndics, who are chosen from the senate to transact special business, such as the regulation of fees, the framing of laws, etc.
syndic m (plural syndics)
- a syndic