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high commissioner

n.
1. A chief commissioner or one of high rank.
2. A chief representative of the government of one country who is assigned to an ambassadorial post in another country.
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high commissioner

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the senior diplomatic representative sent by one Commonwealth country to another instead of an ambassador
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the head of an international commission
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the chief officer in a colony or other dependency
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high′ commis′sioner


n.
1. the chief diplomatic representative of one sovereign member of the Commonwealth of Nations in the country of another.
2. the head of government, as in a protectorate.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.high commissioner - a senior diplomat from one country to another who is assigned ambassadorial rankhigh commissioner - a senior diplomat from one country to another who is assigned ambassadorial rank
diplomat, diplomatist - an official engaged in international negotiations
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Translations

high commissioner

nalto commissario
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