postmaster general


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postmaster general

n. pl. postmasters general Abbr. PMG
The executive head of a national postal service.

postmaster general

n, pl postmasters general
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the executive head of the postal service in certain countries

post′master gen′eral



n., pl. postmasters general.
the executive head of the postal system of a country.
[1620–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postmaster general - the official in charge of the national postal servicepostmaster general - the official in charge of the national postal service
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
Translations

postmaster general

nministro delle Poste
References in classic literature ?
There was no English mail-coach until 1784; and when Benjamin Franklin was Postmaster General at Philadelphia, an answer by mail from Boston, when all went well, required not less than three weeks.
The Postmaster General of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), Barrister Bisi Adegbuyi, has said that the organisation has braced up for reforms and had begun restructuring in readiness for it.
Prior to his stint as postmaster general, Villanueva served as the Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff from 2001 to 2002 under then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
Brennan took over the top job this month as Patrick Donahoe, who was postmaster general for the last four years, retired.
Postal Officers and other postal employees, philatelists and children of Pak Post Model Girls High School participated the event while Syed Shoaib Ali Jaffri, Deputy Postmaster General Admin Lahore briefly introduced the formation, objectives and vision of Universal Postal Union.
My suggestion is that Adam Crozier, the pounds 3million a year chief should be sacked, and the service should revert to being a government department under a Postmaster General and operate for the public interest, not an accountant's profit and loss sheet.
A group of 12 to 25 people called The Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee (CSAC), which is appointed by the Postmaster General, carefully considers every suggestion.
In 1998, former Postmaster General William Henderson foresaw: We will "not retain our monopoly forever.
Years ago, we had a Minister designated as the Postmaster General.
The acting postmaster general, Joanna Choi, said in a statement that all air and surface mail services to Afghanistan, including letter and parcel, are temporarily halted.
Not surprisingly, a year after it started, the Postmaster General dubbed ONE magazine obscene and banned its distribution.
In remarks published in the United States Postal Service's newsletter, Memo to Mailers, Postmaster General William J.