political commissar


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.political commissar - an official of the Communist Party who was assigned to teach party principles to a military unit
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
References in periodicals archive ?
Another military man, Major-General Engelbert Rugeje, has been given the powerful position of political commissar of Zanu-PF; effectively, he is now the man who runs the party's nationwide branches.
Representatives of Moscow conducted the conversations, and the distinction between historian and political commissar was not always clear in the Mints Commission's interlocutors.
She's crossed a vengeful political commissar who has launched an investigation into her past.
The army has to be prepared for battle," Ke Hehai, the political commissar of the unit, was quoted as saying by the PLA Daily on Thursday.
Li Dongyou, the Liaoning's political commissar, was quoted as saying that the ship is "constantly prepared for war.
1) The fifth political commissar spent most of his career in the People's Liberation Army (PLA) before transferring to the PLA Air Force.
A leaked list of which Labour MPs are loyal to the leader and which are not had been left behind by Katy Clark, the former Scottish MP who is now Corbyn's political commissar and clearly has too much time on her hands.
9) The PLAN'S first career-navy political commissar did not come until the promotion of Zhou Kunren in 1993.
Liuzhou and Sanya, the 21st Chinese naval escort task force, were led by Rear Admiral Yu Manjiang, commander of China's naval unit in the region, and political commissar Senior Colonel He Qingfeng, (Cambodia-China-Warship)
On 22nd September, Ananthi Sasitharan, the wife of Sasitharan, (Elilan - LTTE's former political commissar for Trincomalee district in the East) said to be a Tamil fanatic, exposing the cause of Tamil Nationalism, surprisingly, was the first from the north to condemn the killing and sexual abuse of the five-year old toddler of Kotadeniyawa - Seya Sadewmini.
Guo, the deputy political commissar of the military in the eastern province of Zhejiang, was being investigated on suspicion of "violating the law", the ministry said in a statement on its website, without elaborating.
Almaty mayor Akhmetzhan Yessimov met today with Political Commissar of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps Mr.