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Pronunciation of Commissar: Learn how to pronounce Commissar in English correctly

Learn how to say Commissar correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word commissar:

noun
(in the former Soviet Union)
Also called: political commissar. an official of the Communist Party responsible for political education, esp in a military unit
Also called: People’s Commissar. (before 1946) the head of a government department Now called: minister
Word Origin
C20: from Russian kommissar, from German, from Medieval Latin commissāriuscommissary