postmaster general


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postmaster general

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

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



n., pl. postmasters general.
the executive head of the postal system of a country.
[1620–30]
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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
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Translations

postmaster general

nministro delle Poste
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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.
Villanueva, and his coaccused, former Assistant Postmaster General Antonio Siapno and acting director of the accounting department Leonido Basilio, were officials of the Philippines Postal Corp.
Liaq Zaman, Postmaster General, Federal Capital, AJK and Gilgit Baltistan Circle Islamabad and Raja Muhammad Akhlaq AE Civil with their vi-sionary role help resolve row between lawyers and employees of Pakistan Post Department.
Representative of the Managing Director of Wema Bank, Mr Dotun Ifebogun expressed delight in the partnership, stating that the 'Postmaster General has transformed NIPOST to an e-commerce and digital ready organisation.
Postmaster General Megan Brennan resisted Trump's suggestion in private conversations in 2017 and 2018, telling him that package delivery rates are set by contract and reviewed by an independent commission, the sources said, according to the newspaper.
Brennan took over the top job this month as Patrick Donahoe, who was postmaster general for the last four years, retired.
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe proposes to drop Saturday delivery, DeFazio said.
1959: Postcodes were introduced into Britain by the Postmaster General, with new postal sorting machines.
government employees were changed as of 1 July 1873 by the Postmaster General, John A.
It was under the control of a minister, the Postmaster General, and was the envy of the world for efficiency and service.
When the Post Office was a national concern under the management of the Postmaster General, an elected member of parliament, it was the envy of the world.