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- the head of a commission; specif., the chief representative from one Commonwealth nation to another
- commissioner (sense )
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A chief commissioner or one of high rank.
- A chief representative of the government of one country who is assigned to an ambassadorial post in another country.