agent-general

[ey-juh nt-jen-er-uh l]
noun, plural a·gents-gen·er·al.
  1. a chief representative.
  2. a person sent to England from a British dominion to represent the interests of the dominion.

Origin of agent-general

First recorded in 1910–15
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agent-general

noun plural agents-general
  1. a representative in London of a Canadian province or an Australian state
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