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commissioner

  
  ( commissioners    plural  ) , Commissioner   A commissioner is an important official in a government department or other organization.      n-count   usu with supp  
...the European Commissioner for External Affairs., ...police commissioner...     
    High Commissioner  


High Commissioner        ( High Commissioners    plural  )
1       n-count   A High Commissioner is a senior representative who is sent by one Commonwealth country to live in another in order to work as an ambassador.  
oft the adj N  
2       n-count   A High Commissioner is the head of an international commission.  
usu N for n, supp N  
...the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.     
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commissioner     ( commissioners    plural  ) , Commissioner          A commissioner is an important official in a government department or other organization.      n-count   usu with supp  
...the European Commissioner for External Affairs., ...police commissioner...     
    High Commissioner  


High Commissioner        ( High Commissioners    plural  )
1       n-count   A High Commissioner is a senior representative who is sent by one Commonwealth country to live in another in order to work as an ambassador.  
oft the adj N  
2       n-count   A High Commissioner is the head of an international commission.  
usu N for n, supp N  
...the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.     

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