Definition of postmaster general in English:

postmaster general

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  • The head of a country’s postal service (abolished in the UK as an office in 1969).
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    • It's the office that succeeds the old postmaster general, which was a patronage operation.
    • I mean, the postmaster general is committed that the well-being of our employees is top priority right now.
    • Would someone please publish the address of the postmaster general so I can personally put it back in the post with his address on.

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