- a chief representative.
- a person sent to England from a British dominion to represent the interests of the dominion.
Origin of agent-general
Examples from the Web for agent-general
Historical Examples of agent-general
"It was the middle of the house-party season," said the Agent-General mildly.Actions and Reactions
It was the custom to find a benefice as a reward for the Agent-General when his term was over.
Talleyrands labours as Agent-General had the effect that he desired.
From 1902 to 1908 he held the office of agent-general of the colony in London.
By the way, the Voice is coming down on the evening train with my Agent-General.A Diversity of Creatures
- a representative in London of a Canadian province or an Australian state