commissionership

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

commissioner +‎ -ship

Noun[edit]

commissionership (plural commissionerships)

  1. The role or office of commissioner.
    • 2008 February 23, Dennis Hevesi, “Orin Lehman, 88, Parks Steward, Dies”, New York Times:
      When he retired, he called his commissionership “the greatest job in the world; you’re always visiting wonderful places.”