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"High Commission" in British English

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High Commissionnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌhaɪ kəˈmɪʃ.ən/ us   /ˌhaɪ kəˈmɪʃ.ən/
the embassy of one Commonwealth country in another Commonwealth country
an international organization that has been created for a particular purpose: the United Nations High Commission for Refugees
(Definition of High Commission from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"High Commission" in Business English

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High Commissionnoun [C]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT
a building in a Commonwealth country in which the people who officially represent another Commonweath country work: the Australian High Commission
(Definition of High Commission from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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