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commissioner

noun [C]
 
 
/kəˈmɪʃənər/ GOVERNMENT
an official in charge of a government department or other organization: The EU's budget commissioner said the behaviour of member states had to change. a police commissioner
a member of a commission: Some commissioners complained of being inadequately informed.
(Definition of commissioner from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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