Commissioner



[kuh-mish-uh-ner] /kəˈmɪʃ ə nər/

noun
1.
a person to act officially; member of a .
2.
a government official or representative in charge of a department or district:
the police commissioner; the commissioner of a colony.
3.
an official chosen by an athletic association to exercise broad administrative or judicial authority:
the baseball commissioner.
/kəˈmɪʃənə/
noun
1.
a person authorized to perform certain tasks or endowed with certain powers
2.
(government)

3.
a member of a commission
n.

early 15c., “one appointed by a commission,” from Anglo-French commissionaire, from Medieval Latin commissionarius, from commissionem (see commission (n.)). Meaning “member of a commission” is from 1530s.

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