general agent

noun
Updated on: 27 Mar 2018

Definition of general agent

1 : one employed to transact generally all legal business entrusted by a principal
2 : an insurance company agent working within a specified area

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First Known Use of general agent

1812

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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