Definition of 'commission'
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Hell hath no fury like an arms dealer deprived of his commission. A NASTY DOSE OF DEATH (2003)He worked his way through the ranks during the prewar years and when the war came swiftly gained a commission into the Intelligence Corps. A SONG AT TWILIGHT (2003)
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Translations for 'commission'
British English: commission /kəˈmɪʃən/ NOUN
A commission is a piece of work that someone is asked to do and is paid for.
Our china can be bought off the shelf or by commission.
- American English: commission
- Arabic: عُمُولَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: comissão
- Chinese: 委任
- Croatian: narudžba
- Czech: zakázka
- Danish: kommission
- Dutch: opdracht
- European Spanish: cometido
- Finnish: toimeksianto
- French: commission
- German: Auftrag
- Greek: παραγγελία
- Italian: commissione organo
- Japanese: 制作依頼
- Korean: 의뢰
- Norwegian: oppdrag
- Polish: prowizja
- European Portuguese: comissão
- Romanian: comandă
- Russian: заказанная работа
- Spanish: comisión
- Swedish: provision
- Thai: งานที่ได้รับสั่งให้ทำ
- Turkish: komisyon
- Ukrainian: доручення
- Vietnamese: tác phẩm đặt mua
British English: commission VERB
If you commission something or commission someone to do something, you formally arrange for someone to do a piece of work for you.
The Ministry of Agriculture commissioned a study into low-input farming.
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