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agent-general

[ ey-juhnt-jen-er-uhl ]
/ ˈeɪ dʒəntˈdʒɛn ər əl /
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noun, plural a·gents-gen·er·al.

a chief representative.
a person sent to England from a British dominion to represent the interests of the dominion.

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Origin of agent-general

First recorded in 1910–15
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agent-general

noun plural agents-general

a representative in London of a Canadian province or an Australian state
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