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Monday, August 09, 2010

Definitions for gerent

  1. A ruler or manager.

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Citations for gerent
And to cap everything he had to call the gerent over, or whatever the man was, to complain glowering about this champagne, was it ullaged or what? and as the fellow scuttled off for a fresh bottle, snapped after him "Not even your bar's the same!" - this once familiar room changed now as those redecorated hearts; all he'd known vanishing; so that what was there that once had been and still was. William Mode Spackman, An Armful of Warm Girl
With wind speeds of at least 20 knots to power your kites or fill your sails, Boracay's sleepy Bulabog Beach, is the gerent of gust. , "Best Beaches, Philippines," E-zine Diary (blog), April 2009.
Origin of gerent
1570-1580
Gerent is an English adaptation of the Latin verb gerere, "to manage or conduct."