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Meaning of SYNDIC

Pronunciation:  'sindik

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  one appointed to represent a city or university or corporation in business transactions

SYNDIC is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 See Also: agent, broker, factor



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Syn"dic\, n. (Civil Law)
    One appointed to manage an estate, essentially as a trustee,
    under English law.
  2. \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.