Gerant

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gerant The manager or acting partner of a company, joint-stock association, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gerant The acting partner or manager of a joint-stock association, newspaper establishment, etc.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. gérant,

Usage

In literature:

Le Gerant du Consulat a Prague au Ministre des Affaires Etrangeres.
"Why We Are At War (2nd Edition, revised)" by Members of the Oxford Faculty of Modern History
The trunks are being packed, the gerant apparently superintending operations, as I hear a great deal of conversation in the anteroom.
"Italian Letters of a Diplomat's Life" by Mary Alsop King Waddington
BELLA GERANT ALII, TU, FELIX AUSTRIA, NUBE (L.), let others wage wars; do thou, lucky Austria, make marriages.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
The gerant of the hotel explains to the coachman where to go, and he chooses very well.
"Letters of a Diplomat's Wife" by Mary King Waddington
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