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Noun
An instruction, command, or role given to a person or group
“A cowardly Jonah fled from God's commission to preach to the Ninevites.”
Noun
A sum, typically a set percentage of the value involved, paid to an agent in a commercial transaction
“However, they will be remunerated entirely from the commission paid by financial services companies to advisers in return for placing a customer's business with them.”
Noun
A group of people entrusted by a government or other official body with authority to do something
“The White House turned over 12 of the documents to the commission yesterday, officials said.”
Noun
The authority to perform a task or certain duties
“What we also found was that at the same time Mr Smith was in the employ and commission of the fishery company.”
Noun
The action of committing a crime or offence
“The suspension was prompted by what the SCPO saw as a risk of presumed future commission of criminal offences.”
Verb
To give official or legal power to
“He was commissioned by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport to organise the event, which will create a cultural network of events in each of the 12 bidding cities.”
Verb
“Mr Ahern has ordered all port authorities to commission a comprehensive audit of port properties and programme of property management.”
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