agent-general

[ey-juh nt-jen-er-uh l]
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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.

Nearby words

  1. agent,
  2. agent noun,
  3. agent of production,
  4. agent orange,
  5. agent provocateur,
  6. agential,
  7. agentival,
  8. agentive,
  9. agentry,
  10. ager

Origin of agent-general

First recorded in 1910–15

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British Dictionary definitions for agent-general

agent-general

noun plural agents-general

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