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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SYN'DIC, n. [L. syndicus; Gr. with, and justice.] An officer of government, invested with different powers in different countries; a kind of magistrate entrusted with the affairs of a city or community. In Geneva, the syndic is the chief magistrate. Almost all the companies in Paris, the university, etc., have their syndics. The university of Cambridge has it syndics.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: one appointed to represent a city or university or corporation in business transactions

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French, from Late Latin syndicus representative of a corporation, from Greek syndikos assistant at law, advocate, representative of a state, from syn- + dik? judgment, case at law more at diction Date: 1601 1. a municipal magistrate in some countries 2. an agent of a university or corporation

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a government official in various countries. 2 Brit. a business agent of certain universities and corporations, esp. (at Cambridge University) a member of a committee of the senate. Derivatives: syndical adj. Etymology: F f. LL syndicus f. Gk sundikos (as SYN-, - dikos f. dike justice)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Syndic Syn"dic, n. (Civil Law) One appointed to manage an estate, essentially as a trustee, under English law.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Syndic Syn"dic, n. [L. syndictus, Gr. ? helping in a court of justice, advocate; sy`n with + ? justice, akin to ? to show: cf. F. syndic. See Teach.] 1. An officer of government, invested with different powers in different countries; a magistrate. 2. (Law) An agent of a corporation, or of any body of men engaged in a business enterprise; an advocate or patron; an assignee. Note: In France, syndics are appointed by the creditors of a bankrupt to manage the property. Almost all the companies in Paris, the university, and the like, have their syndics. The university of Cambridge, Eng., has its syndics, who are chosen from the senate to transact special business, such as the regulation of fees, the framing of laws, etc.




 


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