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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
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