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intendment

[ in-tend-muhnt ]
/ ɪnˈtɛnd mənt /
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noun
Law. the true or correct meaning of something.
intention; design; purpose.
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Origin of intendment

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

intendment
/ (ɪnˈtɛndmənt) /

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