Meaning of “High Commission” in the English Dictionary

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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)