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  • n. Plural form of commissioner.


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  • It seems to me that video directors (and worse still the label commissioners) often don't take the time to understand what an artist is about.


  • But they are allowed to remain commissioners until the President and Congress approve their replacements.

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  • It should survive if trust in our elected commissioners is ever to be restored.

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  • I have yet to meet anyone who believes the prime minister's obsession with bringing in directly elected police commissioners is a good idea.

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  • Finally, the cabinet and president chose the commissioners from a shortlist.

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  • Their combined use here, in the presence of commissioners from the industry and the national administration, suggests a willingness to ignore or suspend the rules for the sake of improvements bearing economic and artistic significance.

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  • FDA COMMISSIONER: The turnover and the short - term commissioners in recent years has been scandalous.

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  • For it means Roosevelt received the letter before–a month before–he called the commissioners in to see him one at a time, to hear each explain things in his own words.

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  • The practicality of the commissioners is unmistakable at times, for example in omitting to suggest a $25.00 per day limitation on the deductible living costs of members of parliament.

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  • Indeed, at the recent Canadian Tax Foundation Conference in Montreal, Mr. Harvey Perry, one of the commissioners, is reported as saying: One of the recommendations the Carter Commission nearly made, but didn't, is that one of the very earliest exercises in reviewing programmes should be in the area of social welfare.

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