syndic

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syndic

1. Brit a business agent of some universities or other bodies
2. (in several countries) a government administrator or magistrate with varying powers

Syndic

 

in ancient Greece, a court advocate. In medieval Europe, the syndic was the elected head of a guild. In some countries, a person responsible for handling the legal affairs of some establishment is called a syndic. In modern Italy, the sindaco is the administrative head of local self-government.