[kuh-mish-uh-ner] /kəˈmɪʃ ə nər/
a person to act officially; member of a .
a government official or representative in charge of a department or district:
the police commissioner; the commissioner of a colony.
an official chosen by an athletic association to exercise broad administrative or judicial authority:
the baseball commissioner.
a person authorized to perform certain tasks or endowed with certain powers
a member of a commission
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.
- Commission for racial equality
noun 1. (in Britain) a body of fourteen members appointed by the Home Secretary under the Race Relations Act 1976 to enforce the provisions of that Act CRE
noun 1. a brokerage firm that buys and sells securities on commission.
[kuh-mish-uh n] /kəˈmɪʃ ən/ noun 1. the act of or entrusting a person, group, etc., with supervisory power or authority. 2. an authoritative order, charge, or direction. 3. authority granted for a particular action or function. 4. a document granting such authority. 5. a document conferring authority issued by the president of the U.S. to […]
noun 1. (def 1).