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 council was rife with conflicts of interest: Many of its commissioners worked as executives at Corinthian Colleges and ITT Technical Institute, schools accredited by the agency.
The Postal Regulatory Commission, which sets rates, has one vacant seat among its five commissioners, who are named by the president.
One of the most outspoken critics is Chris Monzel, the lone Republican on the county’s board of commissioners.
The Arena Football League appointed Randall Boe as its next commissioner and Ron Jaworski to be chairman of the executive committee.
He was shot dead in 2015 trying to stop a robbery at a North Philadelphia GameStop, an action his commissioner and the mayor described as heroic.
Commissioner Richard Ranzau, a frequent critic of his fellow commissioner, laid a hand on his shoulder.
As first reported by TMZ Sports, the league, which was founded by the rapper Ice Cube and Jeff Kwatinetz, an entertainment industry executive, fired its commissioner, with Ice Cube taking over on an interim basis.
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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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