agent-general

noun
agent-gen·​er·​al | \ ˈā-jənt-ˈjen-rəl How to pronounce agent-general (audio) , -ˈje-nə-rəl \
plural agents-general

Definition of agent-general

: a chief agent specifically : the representative in England of a British dominion

First Known Use of agent-general

1669, in the meaning defined above

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“Agent-general.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agent-general. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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