• noun an important official appointed by a government or other authority, or a member of a commission

Health Economics

  • (written as Commissioner)
    This has a specific meaning in the context of the UK National Health Service, where it refers to authorities like Primary Care Trusts that are responsible for commissioning health care on behalf of local communities.


  • noun a member of an official group which has been appointed to examine a problem
  • noun a person who has a particular official job.
  • noun a member of the European Commission