gerent

[ jeer-uhnt ]
/ ˈdʒɪər ənt /

noun

a ruler or manager.

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Origin of gerent

1570–80; <Latin gerent- (stem of gerēns), present participle of gerere to bear, conduct, manage, equivalent to ger- bear + -ent--ent
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British Dictionary definitions for gerent

gerent
/ (ˈdʒɛrənt) /

noun

rare a person who rules or manages

Word Origin for gerent

C16: from Latin gerēns managing, from gerere to bear
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