Noun(1) an official of the Communist Party who was assigned to teach party principles to a military unit
(1) We were led upstairs, extremely exhausted, to the smarmy commissar 's luxurious office with bedroom and en-suite bathroom.(2) He gave his commissar of enlightenment, Anatoly V. Lunarcharsky, two weeks to work out the details.(3) The team was enjoying a little capitalist indulgence under the watchful eye of their commissar .(4) There was a Nazi party commissar in every factory to make sure that the State's will was done.(5) In time of war the political imperatives of the commissar might become subordinated to the professional needs of the field commander, but the concession was only temporary.(6) The code officer served as secretary and the commissar as prosecutor.(7) Under the able leadership of the old Bolshevik A.P. Smirnov, the commissar of agriculture, expertise and science were privileged over politics.(8) Committing itself to preserving and protecting US capital markets, the Federal Reserve has since the onset of Mr. Greenspan's tenure in reality acted in a manner more befitting a Soviet commissar of the Cold War era.(9) ├ö├ç├┐Shall we have a commissioner or a commissar ?├ö├ç├û(10) films that are passed by the political commissar(11) Again, people's commissars , like tsarist ministers, were heads of departments and belonged more to the bureaucracy than to politics.(12) This elected the party's commissars and Lenin was the president.(13) There are no aging commissars clinging on to party rule.(14) They still have an irrational fear of the newspaper accusing them of being socialist commissars , but we are living in a different century.(15) The armies in which the left-wing commissars remained influential had taken the old Taiping route to Changsha and Wuhan.(16) Instead the over-taxed, ripped-off and victimised motorist is forced by self-appointed traffic commissars into an ever-diminishing number of already clogged traffic arteries.
(1) political commissar :: politieke kommissaris
1. political commissar ::
Different Formscommissar, commissars
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