high commissioner

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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.

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

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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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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