High Commission

High Commission

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  • High Commission — ˌHigh Comˈmission noun [countable] a building in a Commonwealth country where the official representatives of another Commonwealth country work: • the UK High Commission in Harare * * * High Commission UK US noun [C] GOVERNMENT ► a building in a… …   Financial and business terms

  • high commission — high com mission noun count 1. ) an organization of representatives of different countries who work together for a particular purpose: the United Nations High Commission for Refugees 2. ) the office that the government of one Commonwealth country …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • High Commission — High Commissions N COUNT: oft the adj N A High Commission is the office where a High Commissioner and his or her staff work, or the group of officials who work there …   English dictionary

  • high commission — ► NOUN ▪ an embassy of one Commonwealth country in another. DERIVATIVES high commissioner noun …   English terms dictionary

  • High Commission — (engl., spr. hei kommisch n), s. Hohe Kommission …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • high commission — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms high commission : singular high commission plural high commissions 1) the office that the government of one Commonwealth country has in another Commonwealth country, similar to an embassy the Canadian High… …   English dictionary

  • High commission court — High High, a. [Compar. {Higher}; superl. {Highest}.] [OE. high, hegh, hey, heh, AS. he[ a]h, h?h; akin to OS. h?h, OFries. hag, hach, D. hoog, OHG. h?h, G. hoch, Icel. h?r, Sw. h[ o]g, Dan. h[ o]i, Goth. hauhs, and to Icel. haugr mound, G. h[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • High Commission Court — A court established in 1549 to investigate ecclesiastical cases, abolished as illegal in 1641 • • • Main Entry: ↑commission …   Useful english dictionary

  • high commission — high com mission n 1.) a group of people working for a government or an international organization to deal with a specific problem 2.) a group of people with official duties concerning the relationship of one Commonwealth country with another… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • High Commission of Canada in Bridgetown — The High Commission of Canada in Bridgetown is Canada s foreign mission to Barbados. The exact location is Bishop s Hill Court in Bridgetown, St. Michael. The auspices of the High Commission to Barbados also include issues involving the… …   Wikipedia

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