commissioner


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commissioner

Government
a. any of several types of civil servant
b. an ombudsman
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The problem immediately before the Chief Inspector was that of managing the Assistant Commissioner of his department, his immediate superior.
I daresay you were right," said the Assistant Commissioner, "in telling me at first that the London anarchists had nothing to do with this.
I should not think of making a corrupt proposal to you, sir; but if I were Commissioner of Shrimps and Crabs, I might have some influence with the water-front population, and be able to help you make your fight for Coroner.
Rowan, Commissioner of Police, Scotland Yard: I've found the bank robber, Phileas Fogg.
I must add that Peggy, like Jerry, was born at Meringe Lagoon, on Meringe Plantation, which is of the Island of Ysabel, said Ysabel Island lying next north of Florida Island, where is the seat of government and where dwells the Resident Commissioner, Mr.
It's all right, old man, the Commissioner will deal with him, and if you die, depend upon it, he will be hanged.
Sir James is one of the commissioners for the Northern Lights.
When my Lord Commissioner being informed, there were a thousand of the seamen and rabble come up from Leith; and apprehending if it were suffered to go on, it might come to a dangerous head, and be out of his power to suppress, he sent for the Lord Provost, and demanded that the guards should march into the city.
The book is the Report of the Royal Commissioners on The Laws of Marriage.
In spite of the arguments advanced before them in favor of not interfering with Irregular Marriages in Scotland, the Commissioners declare their opinion that "Such marriages ought not to continue.
And he had it in charge from high authority to bring about the great public-office Millennium, when Commissioners should reign upon earth.
We hope to have, before long, a board of fact, composed of commissioners of fact, who will force the people to be a people of fact, and of nothing but fact.

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