a government administrator
a member of a commission
A member of a commission.
Someone commissioned to perform certain duties.
An official in charge of a government department, especially a police force.
Someone who commissions something
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
an officer having charge of some department or bureau of the public service
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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'commissioner' in Nouns Frequency: #1640
The numerical value of commissioner in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of commissioner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of commissioner in a Sentence
It's wrong, it's insane, (NFL Commissioner) Roger Goodell, you win again.
I think even (NFL Commissioner) Roger Goodell calls him 'Mr. Richardson'.
The appeal process was a sham, resulting in the commissioner rubber-stamping his own decision.
We applaud the commissioner's commitment to preventing illegally caught fish from entering the EU.
We were encouraged by some of the statements and actions of the [ outgoing ] The FDA commissioner.
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- комисар, представителBulgarian
- Kommissar, Kommissarin, KommissionsmitgliedGerman
- gevolmachtigde, commissarisDutch
- уполномоченный, представи́тель, комисса́р, [[член]] [[комиссия, уполномо́ченный, представи́тельницаRussian
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