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Meaning of "high commissioner" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HIGH COMMISSIONER

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HIGH COMMISSIONER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
High commissioner is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HIGH COMMISSIONER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

high commissioner

High Commissioner

High Commissioner is the title of various high-ranking, special executive positions held by a commission of appointment. The English term is also used to render various equivalent titles in other languages.

Definition of high commissioner in the English dictionary

The first definition of high commissioner in the dictionary is the senior diplomatic representative sent by one Commonwealth country to another instead of an ambassador. Other definition of high commissioner is the head of an international commission. High commissioner is also the chief officer in a colony or other dependency.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HIGH COMMISSIONER

high brass
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high C
high camp
high chair
High Church
high comedian
high comedy
high command
High Commission
high concept
high country
High Court
High Court judge
High Court of Justice
High Court of Justiciary
high day
high definition
high definition multimedia interface
high definition television

WORDS THAT END LIKE HIGH COMMISSIONER

actioner
air-conditioner
commissioner
conditioner
executioner
family practitioner
general practitioner
hair conditioner
medical practitioner
motioner
nurse practitioner
pensioner
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practitioner
questioner
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stationer
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visioner

Synonyms and antonyms of high commissioner in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «high commissioner» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HIGH COMMISSIONER

Find out the translation of high commissioner to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of high commissioner from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «high commissioner» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

高级专员
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

alto Comisionado
570 millions of speakers

English

high commissioner
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उच्चायुक्त
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المفوض السامي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Верховный комиссар
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

alto-comissário
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হাই কমিশনার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

haut-commissaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pesuruhjaya tinggi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hochkommissar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

高等弁務官
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고등 판무관
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Komisioner dhuwur
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ủy viên cao
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உயர் ஆணையாளர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उच्च आयुक्त
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yüksek komiser
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

alto commissario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wysoki Komisarz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Верховний комісар
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Înaltul Comisar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ύπατο αρμοστή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hoë kommissaris
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kickcommissioneren
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kommissær
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of high commissioner

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HIGH COMMISSIONER»

The term «high commissioner» is quite widely used and occupies the 44.798 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HIGH COMMISSIONER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «high commissioner» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «high commissioner» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about high commissioner

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HIGH COMMISSIONER»

Discover the use of high commissioner in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to high commissioner and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: The ...
4. The Brahimi report.
B. G. Ramcharan, 2002
2
Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Submits report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour; addresses the human rights dimensions of the Millennium Declaration and, in particular the links between human rights and the Millennium Development Goals.
United Nations, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, 2006
3
Voluntary Funds Administered by the United Nations High ...
The Board of Auditors has audited the financial statements of the voluntary funds administered by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and has reviewed its operations for the financial period from 1 January 2009 to 3  ...
United Nations, 2010
4
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR): ...
This revised and expanded 2nd edition of The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) continues to offer a concise and comprehensive introduction to both the world of refugees and the organizations that protect and assist them.
Alexander Betts, Gil Loescher, James Milner, 2013
5
Diplomacy with a Difference: The Commonwealth Office of High ...
Using archival material from four states, interviews and correspondence with diplomats, and a wealth of literature on the Commonwealth and its members, this book explores the evolution of distinctive diplomatic links between Commonwealth ...
Lorna Lloyd, 2007
6
Proposed Appointment of Rt Hon Jack Mcconnell MSP as High ...
Proposed appointment of Rt Hon Jack Mcconnell MSP as High Commissioner to Malawi : Sixth report of session 2007-08, report, together with formal minutes, oral and written Evidence
‎2008
7
Quiet diplomacy in action: the OSCE High Commissioner on ...
Annexes.
Walter A. Kemp, OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, 2001
8
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: making a ...
This book is one in a series about international organizations that foster better relations among the diverse people of our world. done of these organizations is the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
Leslie Burger, Debra L. Rahm, 1996
9
Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, United Nations. General Assembly. assist the populations and host governments concerned. In the camps, frustration and resentment were rife, leading to clashes between refugees and ...
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, United Nations. General Assembly, 2005
10
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: ...
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: Conscience for the World examines the strategies pursued and results achieved by the UN’s top human rights officials to end atrocities and promote justice, equality, and protection ...
Felice D. Gaer, Christen L. Broecker, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HIGH COMMISSIONER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term high commissioner is used in the context of the following news items.
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Pakistan shoots down Indian spy drone, High Commissioner to be …
Pakistan has decided to summon Indian High Commissioner after it shot down an Indian spy drone in Bhimbher, Azad Kashmir, a clear ... «DunyaNews Pakistan, Jul 15»
2
Pak High Commissioner attends Sonia Gandhi's Iftar party | Zee News
Pak High Commissioner attends Sonia Gandhi's Iftar party. New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday hosted an Iftaar ... «Zee News, Jul 15»
3
Pakistan high commission invites Kashmiri separatists for Eid Milan
The move to invite the separatists was defended as "nothing unusual" by Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit who said Pakistan will ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
4
Don't draw premature conclusions on Pak stand on Lakhvi: Pakistan …
NEW DELHI: Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit today cautioned against drawing "premature conclusions" on the statement by its ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
5
Bangladesh appoints Major General Humayun Kabir as new high
Abul Kalam Mohammad Humayun Kabir has been appointed as Bangladesh's next High Commissioner to Kenya. «Bangladesh News 24 hours, Jul 15»
6
Full text: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid to the UN …
Remarks delivered by United Nations High Commissioner, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, to the UN Security Council on July 8, 2015 for the ... «Ecumenical News, Jul 15»
7
Nigeria Rebukes UN High Commissioner for Pushing LGBT as …
NEW YORK, July 10 (C-Fam) Nigeria publicly chastised the UN human rights office for trampling on universally-agreed rights as it seeks to ... «Christian Daily, Jul 15»
8
China slams UN Human Rights Commissioner for criticising its new …
Beijing: China slammed UN High Commissioner for Human Rights for criticising its new national security law potentially harmful to civil liberties, ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
9
High Commissioner to the Bahamas presents letters of credence
In her acceptance remarks, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, extended a warm welcome to High Commissioner J.H. Smith, and ... «GhanaWeb, Jul 15»
10
Ghana's high commissioner to the Bahamas present letters of …
In her acceptance remarks, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, extended a warm welcome to High Commissioner J.H. Smith, and ... «GhanaWeb, Jul 15»

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