Definition of commissioner. Meaning of commissioner. Synonyms of commissioner
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Definition of commissioner
CommissionerCommissioner Com*mis"sion*er, n.
1. A person who has a commission or warrant to perform some
office, or execute some business, for the government,
corporation, or person employing him; as, a commissioner
to take affidavits or to adjust claims.
To another address which requested that a commission
might be sent to examine into the state of things in
Ireland, William returned a gracious answer, and
desired the Commons to name the commissioners.
2. An officer having charge of some department or bureau of
the public service.
Herbert was first commissioner of the Admiralty.
The commissioner of patents, the commissioner of the
land office, the commissioner of Indian affairs, are
subordinates of the secretary of the interior.
Commissioner of deeds, an officer having authority to take
affidavits, depositions, acknowledgment of deeds, etc.,
for use in the State by which he is appointed. [U. S.]
County commissioners, certain administrative officers in
some of the States, invested by local laws with various
powers in reference to the roads, courthouses, financial
matters, etc., of the county. [U. S.]
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