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commissioner

com·mis·sion·er / kəˈmish(ə)nər/ (abbr.: comm.) • n. a person appointed by a commission to perform a specific task: the traffic commissioner. ∎  a person appointed as a member of a government commission: the New York State Health Commissioner. ∎  a person appointed to regulate a particular sport: the baseball commissioner. ∎  a representative of the supreme authority in an area. DERIVATIVES: com·mis·sion·er·ship / ship/ n.

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Commissioner

COMMISSIONER

A person charged with the management or direction of a board, a court, or a government agency.

A commissioner has the power and responsibility to administer laws or rules that relate to a specific subject matter over which he or she has authority. Generally, he or she is appointed specially, as in the case of a commissioner of court.

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