Commissioned Commissioners

Commissioner

Meanings and phrases

commissioner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a government administrator
  2. a member of a commission

bank commissioner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a commissioner appointed to supervise banks; a state superintendent of banks

high commissioner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a senior diplomat from one country to another who is assigned ambassadorial rank
E.g.
  • His term as high commissioner ended in May 1948.
  • The high commissioner is appointed by the Queen of Denmark.
  • The head of an embassy is known as an ambassador or high commissioner.

housing commissioner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a commissioner in charge of public housing

park commissioner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a commissioner in charge of public parks

police commissioner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a civil commissioner appointed to supervise the duties and discipline of the police
E.g.
  • A police commissioner ensures that prompt justice is done.
  • ⁠] you will not have the backing of the New York police commissioner."
  • Lee is related to former police commissioner Eddie Hui through marriage.

resident commissioner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the representative of Puerto Rico in the United States House of Representatives

deputy commissioner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As a deputy commissioner he is the executive head of the district.
  • In February 2012, Commissioner Rich Constable named Richman deputy commissioner.
  • A deputy commissioner (popularly abbreviated to "DC") is the executive head of the district.

county commissioner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • From 1943-1951, he was a Teton county commissioner.
  • Each county commissioner serves a five-year term.
  • The range has the name of Charles Wilson, a local county commissioner.

assistant commissioner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was the assistant commissioner of the Tennessee office of the Freedmen's Bureau from 1867 until 1868.
  • They also heard from Met assistant commissioner John Yates and Detective chief superintendent Philip Williams.
  • He was then posted to police headquarters as the acting assistant commissioner of police in the legal department.

commissioner for assessment

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He became a commissioner for assessment Norfolk in 1661 and for Suffolk in 1679, holding both posts until 1680.
  • William initially became commissioner for assessment for Norfolk in 1673 and for Suffolk in 1679, holding both offices until 1680.

chief commissioner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1866 he was made chief commissioner in Mandalay.
  • In the same year, the two island groups Andaman and Nicobar, were united under a chief commissioner residing at Port Blair.
  • Finally, after 1858, by a chief commissioner who was subordinate to the Governor-General of India's agent for the Rajputana Agency.

first commissioner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Guthrie F. Crowe served as the force's first commissioner.
  • Gary Bettman (the NHL's first commissioner), replaced John Ziegler's successor, Gil Stein.
  • President Abraham Lincoln appointed the agriculturalist Isaac Newton to be the first commissioner.
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