13:40 May 22, 2012
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: Indentendecia
hola a todos, necesito que me ayuden a traducir la palabra intendencia. El contexto es el de una fábrica, el sector intendencia está a cargo del personal del impieza y de los proveedores del comedor, no lo puedo traducir como maintenance porque también hay un departamento de mantenimiento.

Agradezlo la ayuda colegas!

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Henry Hinds



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La palabra es "intendencia".

Si el origen (CONTEXTO) es México, "intendente" es "Janitor". Pero es una palabra que tiene diversas acepciones según el lugar. En Chile era el jefe de una provincia.

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También puede llamarse "provisioning" o "supplies" (=aprovisionamiento/suministros)
intendencia f Dirección, cuidado y gobierno de algo.
= admin.
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Note added at 24 mins (2012-05-22 14:05:02 GMT)

"The Admin department is responsible for handling all routine tasks that need to be performed"...

Note added at 2 hrs (2012-05-22 16:12:21 GMT)

Some places might also call it "Services Dept" or Auxiliary Services". The Service Department is responsible for the general maintenance, cleaning, catering facilities, etc.

Note added at 2 hrs (2012-05-22 16:13:50 GMT)

"Currently, Savannah State University's Auxiliary Services Department is responsible for the following: SSU Bookstore, SSU Post Office, dining services, vending ..."

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