Origin of commissar
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How to use commissar in a sentence
It took a while, but Republicans have started to throw Commissar Norquist under the bus.
Still from Biisk in the Altai country had just come a very important commissar.Beasts, Men and Gods|Ferdinand Ossendowski
The commissar began to protest heatedly, but Josip Pekic shook his head and tried to firm his less than dominating voice.Expediter|Dallas McCord Reynolds
One Commissar was appointed by agreement between the Government and the Soviet.
That Commissar, according to the Commanding Officers, is undoubtedly useful.
When the latter passed a vote of censure upon the activities of a Commissar, he could practically do nothing more.
British Dictionary definitions for commissar
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Cultural definitions for commissar
In various communist systems of government, an official assigned to a group to ensure the group's conformity to Communist party doctrine. The heads of government departments in the former Soviet Union were called commissars.