Postmaster-general
Postmaster-general Post"mas`ter-gen"er*al, n.; pl. {Postmasters-general}. The chief officer of the post-office department of a government. In the United States the postmaster-general is a member of the cabinet. [1913 Webster]

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  • Postmaster general — Un Postmaster General est le titre donné dans les pays anglo saxons au chef du système postal du pays. Dans beaucoup de pays, cette fonction est occupée par un homme politique qui a souvent eu rang d un poste gouvernemental. Quelques exemples… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • postmaster general — (PMG) The chief executive officer of the USPS who is named by and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Governors. As a member of the Board, this officer appoints the deputy postmaster general jointly with the Board …   Glossary of postal terms

  • postmaster general — n. pl. postmasters general the head of a government s postal system …   English World dictionary

  • Postmaster General — A Postmaster General is the national politician in charge of the postal system of a country. In most nations he or she is an appointed official of cabinet rank. See: * Postmaster General of the United Kingdom * United States Postmaster General *… …   Wikipedia

  • Postmaster General — Ein Postmaster General ist der oberste Chef einer Postbehörde in folgenden englischsprachigen Ländern: Postmaster General of Canada Postmaster General of New Zealand Postmaster General of Sri Lanka Postmaster General of the United Kingdom… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Postmaster General — Un Postmaster General est le titre donné dans les pays anglo saxons au chef du système postal du pays. Dans beaucoup de pays, cette fonction est occupée par un homme politique qui a souvent eu rang d un poste gouvernemental. Quelques exemples… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • postmaster general — noun (plural postmasters general) Date: 1626 an official in charge of a national post office department or agency …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • postmaster general — pl. postmasters general. the executive head of the postal system of a country. [1620 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • postmaster general — post′master gen′eral n. pl. postmasters general the executive head of the postal system of a country • Etymology: 1620–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • postmaster-general — /poʊstmastə ˈdʒɛnrəl/ (say pohstmahstuh jenruhl) noun (plural postmasters general) the chief executive officer of the postal system of a country …   Australian English dictionary

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