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    commission - Dictionary definition and meaning for word commission

    Definition
    (noun) a special group delegated to consider some matter
    Synonyms : committee
    Example Sentence
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours
    Definition
    (noun) a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary)
    Example Sentence
    • he works on commission
    Definition
    (noun) the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions
    Synonyms : commissioning
    Definition
    (noun) the state of being in good working order and ready for operation
    Example Sentence
    • put the ships into commission
    • the motor was out of commission
    Definition
    (noun) a group of representatives or delegates Definition
    (noun) a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
    Synonyms : charge , direction
    Example Sentence
    • the judge's charge to the jury
    Definition
    (noun) an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces
    Synonyms : military commission
    Definition
    (noun) the act of committing a crime
    Synonyms : committal , perpetration
    Definition
    (noun) a special assignment that is given to a person or group
    Synonyms : charge , mission
    Example Sentence
    • a confidential mission to London
    • his charge was deliver a message
    Definition
    (verb) put into commission; equip for service; of ships Definition
    (verb) place an order for Definition
    (verb) charge with a task
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