governor general

noun, plural governors general, governor generals.
a governor who is chief over subordinate or deputy governors.
governor ( def 3 ).
Also, governor-general.


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governor general
n , pl governors general, governor generals
1.  the representative of the Crown in a dominion of the Commonwealth or a British colony; vicegerent
2.  (Brit) a governor with jurisdiction or precedence over other governors

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Example sentences for governorgeneral
A vacancy will occur on the resignation, death, incapacity of the governorgeneral.
The governorgeneral presides over a federal executive council.
The office of governorgeneral was previously used during colonial times in australia.
This end the governorgeneral succeeded in achieving within a few years.
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