What does Commissioner mean?

Definitions for Commissioner
kəˈmɪʃ ə nərCom·mis·sion·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Commissioner.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. commissionernoun

    a government administrator

  2. commissionernoun

    a member of a commission

Wiktionary

  1. commissionernoun

    A member of a commission.

  2. commissionernoun

    Someone commissioned to perform certain duties.

  3. commissionernoun

    An official in charge of a government department, especially a police force.

  4. commissionernoun

    Someone who commissions something

Webster Dictionary

  1. Commissionernoun

    a person who has a commission or warrant to perform some office, or execute some business, for the government, corporation, or person employing him; as, a commissioner to take affidavits or to adjust claims

  2. Commissionernoun

    an officer having charge of some department or bureau of the public service

Freebase

  1. Commissioner

    A commissioner is, in principle, the title given to a member of a commission or to an individual who has been given a commission. In practice, the title of commissioner has evolved to include a variety of senior officials, often sitting on a specific commission. In particular, commissioner frequently refers to senior police or government officials. A High Commissioner is equivalent to an ambassador, originally between the United Kingdom and the Dominions and now between all Commonwealth states, whether Commonwealth realms, republics, or countries having a monarch other than that of the realms. The title is also sometimes given to senior officials in the private sector; for instance, many North American sports leagues.

Editors Contribution

  1. commissioner

    A person commissioned to perform a specific role, responsibility and duty with a known job description.

    The government commissioner had to report to the relevant Minister in Cabinet.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 27, 2019  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Commissioner' in Nouns Frequency: #1640

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Commissioner in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Commissioner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Commissioner in a Sentence

  1. Jens Laerke:

    This is, from our initial analysis, the largest number of people in a single period since the Syrian crisis began almost nine years ago, so it's the fastest growing displacement we have ever seen in the country. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees spokesman Andrej Mahecic said the harsh winter weather was making their suffering worse and shelter was hard to find.

  2. Michael Jordan:

    Magic Johnson guided the league through turbulent times and grew the league into an international phenomenon, creating opportunities that few could have imagined before, magic Johnson vision and leadership provided me with the global stage that allowed me to succeed. Former NBA Commissioner David Stern had a deep love for the game of basketball and demanded excellence from those around Former NBA Commissioner David Stern -- and I admired Former NBA Commissioner David Stern for that. I wouldn't be where I am without Former NBA Commissioner David Stern. I offer my deepest sympathies to Dianne and Former NBA Commissioner David Stern family.

  3. Nick Price:

    We have a meeting with the commissioner on Wednesday at the WGC-Bridgestone tournament and that's to discuss some of the changes that we have been trying to get, i am still optimistic that we will change it, that we will change the points. I just don't know by how much. It's such a huge difference. I don't think the Ryder Cup would have been as successful if they had the Presidents Cup format.

  4. Salamo Injia:

    The appointments of [an] overseas commissioner and counsel were necessary given the international dimensions of the UBS transactions.

  5. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw:

    According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, Krasner has said he would respond to the coronavirus outbreak by seeking the release of people charged with nonviolent offenses and misdemeanors and asked police to consider the prospect of prison overcrowding when pressing charges. Earlier this week, Philadelphia District Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw clarified a previous statement on a temporary policy regarding delayed arrests for nonviolent crimes during the pandemic. Persons who commit certain nonviolent offenses will be arrested at the scene. Once their identity has been confirmedthey will be released and processed via arrest warrant.

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Translations for Commissioner

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  • комисар, представителBulgarian
  • komisařCzech
  • kommissærDanish
  • Kommissar, Kommissarin, KommissionsmitgliedGerman
  • erivolinikEstonian
  • کمیسرPersian
  • commissaireFrench
  • barrantaghManx
  • հանձնակատարArmenian
  • commissarioItalian
  • 위원Korean
  • gevolmachtigde, commissarisDutch
  • уполномоченный, представи́тель, комисса́р, [[член]] [[комиссия, уполномо́ченный, представи́тельницаRussian
  • kommissionärSwedish
  • kamishnaSwahili

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