- high commissioner
- /haɪ kəˈmɪʃənə / (say huy kuh'mishuhnuh)
the chief representative of a sovereign member of the Commonwealth of Nations in the country of another sovereign member, usually equivalent in rank to an ambassador, as the Australian High Commissioner in London.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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