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agent general

Translation of agent general in Spanish:

noun plural agents general

  • (representante de un estado de Australia o de una provincia de Canadá en Londres u otra gran ciudad)
    Example sentences
    • At the outbreak of war, the agent-general in London for Queensland, Sir Thomas Robinson, became Director of Meat Supply for Allied Armies and remained in that position throughout the war.
    • Of course you can send your agent-general to London.
    • Each still retains an agent-general in London.

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