Syndic definitions

sĭn'dĭk
One appointed to represent a corporation, university, or other organization in business transactions; a business agent.
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A civil magistrate or similar government official in some European countries.
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A business agent or manager, esp. of a university.
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Any of various government officials in some European countries; esp., a civil magistrate or the like.
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A government official, a magistrate, especially one of the Chief Magistrates of Geneva.

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(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.

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Origin of syndic

French from Old French sindiz from Late Latin syndicus from Greek sundikos public advocate sun- syn- dikē justice deik- in Indo-European roots