agent-general

agent-general

[ey-juhnt-jen-er-uhl]
noun, plural agents-general.
1.
a chief representative.
2.
a person sent to England from a British dominion to represent the interests of the dominion.

Origin:
1910–15

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agent-general
 
n , pl agents-general
a representative in London of a Canadian province or an Australian state

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