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Commission (IPA: /kəˈmɪʃən/)


Commission (n.)

The act of committing, doing, or performing; the act of perpetrating.

Commission (n.)

The act of intrusting; a charge; instructions as to how a trust shall be executed.

Commission (n.)

The duty or employment intrusted to any person or persons; a trust; a charge.

Commission (n.)

A formal written warrant or authority, granting certain powers or privileges and authorizing or commanding the performance of certain duties.

Commission (n.)

A certificate conferring military or naval rank and authority; as, a colonel's commission.

Commission (n.)

A company of persons joined in the performance of some duty or the execution of some trust; as, the interstate commerce commission.

Commission (n.)

The acting under authority of, or on account of, another.

Commission (n.)

The thing to be done as agent for another; as, I have three commissions for the city.

Commission (n.)

The brokerage or allowance made to a factor or agent for transacting business for another; as, a commission of ten per cent on sales. See Del credere.

Commission (v. t.)

To give a commission to; to furnish with a commission; to empower or authorize; as, to commission persons to perform certain acts; to commission an officer.

Commission (v. t.)

To send out with a charge or commission.

Commission

Document which appoints a person to a military force as an officer or a named person to high office

Commission

Hiring and payment for the creation of a piece of art

Commission

Renumeration

Commission

Type of (consultative) institution in France

Commission

Group of appointed persons given a mandate to perform some duty

Commission Synonyms

Direction, Charge

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Commissioning

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Committee

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Delegation, Delegacy, Deputation, Mission

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Military Commission

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Mission, Charge

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Perpetration, Committal

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Translations

Commission in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Building of European Commission would be perfect for a brothel." - Janusz Korwin-Mikke

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Government was intended to suppress injustice, but it offers new occasions and temptations for the commission of it." - Government

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Omission to do what is necessary Seals a commission to a blank of danger." - Necessity

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The word commission sounds sweet in a merchant's ear." - Merchant

Example Sentence (Quote)

"We Americans have no commission from God to police the world." - United States


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