Examples of commissioner in a Sentence
The baseball commissioner decided to suspend the players for 10 games.
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The Forest Preserve's board of commissioners will vote on the matter at its Thursday meeting.
Games between July 22-28 will likely be split between sites in Roseville, Lincoln and either Sacramento Softball Complex or Whitney Ranch Park in Rocklin, said Jeff Dubchansky, USA Softball of Sacramento commissioner.
On October 18th Roselyn Akombe, one of the IEBC’s commissioners, fled to America claiming to have been threatened for advocating reforms.
None of the four city commissioners or mayor were in elected office when a 28-year loan was signed to buy the former firehouse.
At a league-meeting in Dallas last week, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell told owners that attendance is down about 1% this season.
In other words, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell likely lacks the legal capacity to unilaterally modify the complainants’ contractual arrangements with the Panthers.
At Laguna’s currently permitted 81 short-term rental units, the average nightly rate is $403, Laguna Beach Community Development Director Greg Pfost told commissioners at the meeting held in Dana Point.
Most were small meals, though earlier this year, Georgia Power lobbyists spent $7,700 to feed commissioners and staff at a single dinner at the Lake Oconee Ritz-Carlton.
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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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