Examples of commissioner in a Sentence
The baseball commissioner decided to suspend the players for 10 games.
Recent Examples of commissioner from the Web
The news was given by chief judge Tim Evans, who reportedly told county commissioners during a budget hearing.
Last week DeWine said service on a county convention and visitors bureau by a county commissioner is a conflict of interest.
Ahr, a husband and father of two grown children, became a commissioner in January 2016 and three months later became president.
The racing commissioners concurred that Allen’s offer was a private business matter and the commission did not have the authority to intervene.
One fundraiser that has already collected more than $110,000 in donations was created by Steve Sisolak, a commissioner in Clark County, Nevada, which includes Las Vegas.
He was ordered held without bond by a judicial commissioner.
Libby Chiu, a commissioner for Indiana Arts Commission and adjunct lecturer for Goucher College's Master of Arts in arts administration program in Baltimore, serves as master of ceremonies.
Two months after a commissioner gave the OK — and four months after the school’s report of suspected abuse — an emergency crew found Gary lying inert in his bed.
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Origin and Etymology of commissioner
COMMISSIONER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of commissioner for English Language Learners
: a member of a commission : one of a group of people who have been given the official job of finding information about something or controlling something
: an official who is in charge of a government department or part of a government department
: an official who is in charge of a major professional sport (such as baseball, football, or hockey)
COMMISSIONER Defined for Kids
legal Definition of commissioner
- a police commissioner
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