general agent

Definitions of general agent

n someone authorized to transact every kind of business for the principal

universal agent
special agent
someone whose authority is limited to the special undertaking they have been instructed to perform
Type of:
a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

n an agent who sells insurance

insurance agent, insurance broker, underwriter
Type of:
agent, broker, factor
a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission

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