Meaning of “commissioner” in the English Dictionary

"commissioner" in British English

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commissionernoun [ C ]

uk /kəˈmɪʃ.ən.ər/ us /kəˈmɪʃ.ən.ɚ/

an important official who has responsibility in a government department or another organization:

the commissioner in charge of the police force

(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 government department 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 /kəˈmɪʃənər/ us 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)