Examples of commissioner in a Sentence
The baseball commissioner decided to suspend the players for 10 games.
Recent Examples of commissioner from the Web
On hand to support the artist was Shant Sahakian, commissioner on the Glendale Art and Culture Commission and Glendale Unified board member.
For all the criticism of the Pac-12 Networks, the voices that matter most — the conference’s presidents and chancellors — are more than pleased with the networks and commissioner Larry Scott’s leadership.
Doug Jones, the Birmingham lawyer and Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, said Wednesday that county commissioners and local public officials in Alabama should decide the fate of Confederate monuments.
Sempra’s offer must still clear the bankruptcy court and win the approval of the two Texas PUC commissioners among other regulatory approvals.
It is erected as much to signal the sentiments of the commissioners as to honor noteworthy lives.
Darren McFadden got the start against the Rams and will be on the field for the season opener against the New York Giants, barring an unprecedented reversal on appeal by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.
The commissioner was in town Wednesday to speak to softball players taking part in the RBI World Series.
As Australian Federal Police deputy commissioner national security Michael Phelan explained during an August 4 press conference, both attacks were directly supported by ISIS in the form of sending weapons-grade explosives by air cargo from Turkey.
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First Known Use 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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