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Governor-General

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Officials
Governor-GeneralˌGovernor-ˈGeneral noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PGOsomeone who represents the king or queen of Britain in other Commonwealth countries which are not republics 🔊 the governor-general of Australia
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Governor-GeneralNazimov's enthusiasm for discipline was applied by a new Governor-General to Moscow as a whole.He moved into the palace of the Governor-General.The Governor-General appoints the Prime Minister and, on the latter's recommendation, the members of the Cabinet.
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