intendment

[in-tend-muh nt]
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Origin of intendment

1350–1400; intend + -ment; replacing Middle English entendement < Middle French < Medieval Latin intendimentum
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intendment

noun
  1. the meaning of something as fixed or understood by the law
  2. obsolete intention, design, or purpose
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