Definition of commissionership in US English:

commissionership

noun

  • See commissioner

    • ‘That's why, unless he can be guaranteed a decent and powerful economic commissionership - overseeing the rebuilding of Europe's shattered economy - he should stay put.’
    • ‘‘County residents will suffer if an inexperienced candidate is awarded the commissionership on election day,’.’
    • ‘The commissionership isn't a lifetime appointment.’
    • ‘His hopes of regaining the leadership proved fruitless and in 1933 he accepted the high commissionership in London.’
    • ‘If some day, let's say re-elected or whatever, he was offered the commissionership of baseball?’

Pronunciation

commissionership

/kəˈmɪʃ(ə)nərʃɪp//kəˈmiSH(ə)nərSHip/