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commissionership

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The role or office of commissioner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office or position of a commissioner.
  • n. The district under a commissioner.

Etymologies

commissioner +‎ -ship (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I hope before my commissionership is over, we will have a World Cup.

    USATODAY.com - Selig still pushing for World Cup

  • Sir Paul Stephenson's commissionership was ended by the phone-hacking scandal, as was the career of former assistant commissioner John Yates.

    Scotland Yard deputy to leave post

  • TR had risen like a meteor through the New York City police commissionership, army service in the Spanish-American war in Cuba, and a couple of years as governor of New York.

    Lincoln and the Hazards of Transition

  • Named after the Civil War battle where his father was wounded, Landis got the commissionership for two reasons: First, because he had a reputation—much of it exaggerated—as a foe of corruption.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • But after a couple years of fielding calls from reporters at 3 a.m. about the latest suicide or inmate disturbance on Rikers Island, and reluctantly concluding that an assistant commissionership for public affairs wasn ' t in the cards, I cleaned out my desk, collected my back pay and wrote a piece " on spec " for the Village Voice about a subject I knew well — the Rikers Island Christmas Pageant.

    SoHo

  • While Banks 'promotion is welcomed, the fact remains that in the seven years of Kelly's commissionership, the number of blacks in top ranks has increased barely an iota.

    Len Levitt: Window Dressing And Musical Chairs

  • The right model for Mr. Yglesias would be Paul Giamatti Sr., who parlayed his outlandish literary musings on Baseball into the Presidency as well as Baseball commissionership. lemuel pitkin Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Jobs I Wish I Had

  • Certainly, when Rozelle, at the age of 33, had the commissionership thrust upon him as a desperate compromise on the 23d ballot, the NFL was a happy firecracker just waiting to explode upon Americana.

    In A League Of His Own

  • Lisa Jackson, expected to be nominated for the commissionership of the U.S.

    EPA unveils fugitive Web site

  • The musical chairs surrounding the police commissionership, the drug “connect,” and various desks at The Sun are just a few salient examples of this.

    The Dickensian Aspect: Thoughts on the Wire « Gerry Canavan

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