Translation of governor general in Spanish:

governor general

noun/nombre (plural governors general)

  • 1.1 (in British Commonwealth) Gobernador, (masculine, feminine) General
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    • ‘It is with deep regret and after much thought that I have today advised the Prime Minister that I wish to resign from the office of Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia,’ he added.
    • The first Governor General of British Bengal was appointed because he was well versed in Urdu and Persian.
    • In Singapore, in the late 1940s, he was the British Governor General for South East Asia and later in Kenya he had played the role of a diplomat.
    1.2 (chief administrator) (British English/inglés británico) director, (masculine, feminine) general

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