Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “High Commission”

High Commission

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
the embassy of one Commonwealth country in another Commonwealth countryDiplomacy and mediation an international organization that has been created for a particular purpose: the United Nations High Commission for RefugeesNamed organizations and societies and their members
(Definition of High Commission from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of High Commission?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “High Commission” in other dictionaries

Translations of “High Commission”

Word of the Day

bitter

a type of dark brown beer with a bitter taste

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More