Examples of commissioner in a Sentence
The baseball commissioner decided to suspend the players for 10 games.
Recent Examples of commissioner from the Web
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.
What isn't practical is restoration of the home, given the costs involved, Jay Campbell, president of Campbell Construction, the general contractor working with Jentzsch, told commissioners.
This piece, about the civil war between Jerry Jones and Roger Goodell, perfectly captures what the feud means for the embattled commissioner and his embattled league.
The hack comes as Mecklenburg County has spent nearly $16 million over the past three years to improve computer and network security, County Manager Dena Diorio told the commissioners Tuesday.
The commissioner said his figures don’t include uninsured losses, including damage to schools, community centers and other public buildings.
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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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