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"commissioner" in British English

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commissionernoun [C]

uk   /kəˈmɪʃ.ən.ər/  us   //
an ​importantofficial who has ​responsibility in a ​governmentdepartment or another ​organization: the commissioner in ​charge of the ​policeforce
(Definition of commissioner from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"commissioner" in American English

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commissionernoun [C]

 us   /kəˈmɪʃ·ə·nər/
an ​official in ​charge of a ​governmentdepartment or other ​organization: the ​police commissioner
(Definition of commissioner from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"commissioner" in Business English

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commissionernoun [C]

uk   us   /kəˈmɪʃənər/ GOVERNMENT
an ​official in ​charge of a ​governmentdepartment or other ​organization: The EU's ​budget commissioner said the ​behaviour of ​memberstates 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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